2 Nov 2011 2 Nov '11
PS D:\Data\PyPI> D:\Data\cpython\PCbuild\python -m packaging.run install nose installing third-party projects from an uninstalled Python is not supported
There is a comment in the source to explain that:
# Python would try to install into the site-packages directory under # $PREFIX, but when running from an uninstalled code checkout we don't # want to create directories under the installation root
(Original bug report: #12246)
And yet after downloading the nose source... [snip]
Ah, I need to reopen the bug. The patch edited d2.install but forgot to touch the install_commands.