[Distutils] Extending distutils with 3rd party build commands?

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.

More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list