Martin v. Loewis wrote:
"M.-A. Lemburg" firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
True, but it is easily possible to install those packages in a directory which is scanned before the standard lib, thus overriding the distribution versions:
python setup.py install install-lib=~/lib
Why is ~/lib scanned before the standard lib?
Because I have it defined in PYTHONPATH :-)
As I said, perhaps we need to make it easier to override std lib packages...