[Distutils] Extending distutils with 3rd party build
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Oct 23 03:14:22 CEST 2004
At 06:23 PM 10/22/04 -0400, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>I need an editable file in a system-wide directory such as site-packages
>that isn't "owned" by the Python installation. Even if this were the
>case, it would be a real pain to implement, because it would have to be
>done as a very careful postflight script that merges the user's current
>config file with the necessary additions (in this case, make sure to
>preserve anything else in the command-packages list if there is one).
So tell your users to use the command line option, and also tell 'em about
the files they can edit if they're interested.
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