[Distutils] Bug Report: The return -- bdist includes local python executables path in archives

Rene Liebscher R.Liebscher@gmx.de
Tue Nov 7 05:12:03 2000

Pete Shinners wrote:
> > e.g. [for the PyOpenGL project] python 1.5.2 install directory is
> > d:/bin/lang/python.
> > When I run setup bdist (with info zip), I get an archive where the
> > paths are specified as: bin\lang\python\OpenGL\*
> i have the exact same problem. the ZIP created by bdist
> includes my full python installation path. only helpful if
> other users have installed python with the same path.
try the following:

python setup.py bdist install --install-lib=/

(The install part of the command line sets a parameter
for the internal install that is executed by bdist.)

Kind regards
Rene Liebscher