[Distutils] Cache PYTHONPATH? (Re: make unzipped eggs be the default)
regebro at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 09:37:17 CEST 2009
2009/7/29 Jeff Rush <jeff at taupro.com>:
> Hi David. Not just your post but others here are making assumptions on
> your own working environment. Yes there are systems you need to save
> disk space on, yes there are systems where you care about I/O
> performance. These are embedded systems.
Exactly. But the fact still is that these systems are the specialized
case today, so lets stop optimizing the *default* settings for them.
> And the benefit of defaulting to zipped eggs is that it enforces on the
> developer the discipline of writing his packages to use pkg_resources
> instead of file I/O
No, it just forces the developer to set zip_safe to False.
Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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