[Distutils] Make ez_setup.py/easy_install $PATH aware
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sun Sep 17 21:00:47 CEST 2006
John J Lee wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Sep 2006, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>> Unfortunately, the details it gives are wrong. Neither cmd.exe, command.com,
>> nor bash will find a program registered this way, at least on my Win2K PC.
>> A little further investigation reveals that typing "start whatever" in a
>> command window will let you run something that's in "App Paths", *but* it
>> will start in its own window, even if it's a console application. :(
>> So, for console scripts, this still leaves something to be desired.
> Crap. I withdraw my proposal.
> (except for the part about having a little Tkinter GUI to allow you to
> install projects via a PyPI query and point and click -- that would still
> be nice, especially wrt being friendly to new Python / easy_install users)
This would seem to be an excellent basis :
(except for the license.)
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