[Distutils] installing distutils

Curtis Jensen cjensen@bioeng.ucsd.edu
Mon, 31 Jan 2000 12:29:17 -0800

"Rob F. Van Der Wijngaart" wrote:
> Dear Distutils-sig,
> I would like to install Python's distutils, but do not have
> write permission in the Python installation directory on my
> system. The README file in the distutils distribution does
> not tell me how to install elsewhere, and I am too much of
> a novice at Python to figure out what to change otherwise.
> Can you tell me how to install distutils in a user directory
> and use it from there? Thanks.
> Regards,   Rob F. Van der Wijngaart
>            NASA Ames Research Center
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View the USAGE file.  Near the end it tells how.  It'll be a command
similar to:  
setup.py -v install --prefix=/home/greg --exec-prefix=/home/greg

If /home/greg was where you wanted to install to.

Curtis Jensen
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