Bob Ippolito wrote:
A few weeks ago I put together a patch to site.py for Python 2.5 http://python.org/sf/1174614 that solves three major deficiencies:
[concerning .pth files]
While we're on the subject of .pth files, what about the idea of scanning the directory containing the main .py file for .pth files? This would make it easier to have collections of Python programs sharing a common set of modules, without having to either install them system-wide or write hairy sys.path-manipulating code or use platform-dependent symlink or PATH hacks.