[Distutils] Req: easy_install.py --site-dirs

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Sun Jul 17 06:01:41 CEST 2005

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> Okay, I've checked in a preliminary version of --site-dirs support in the 
> Python CVS HEAD of nondist/sandbox/setuptools; why don't you give that a 
> try?  It may be a few hours before it's available for anonymous checkout, 
> however, as Sourceforge only updates their anoncvs snapshots every six 
> hours or so, IIRC.  If you have Python developer privileges, you can get it 
> sooner than that.

Ah, now that's service! It works fine for me. I would suggest changing 
the altinstall.pth example, though. Python doesn't seem to like


Although it will be just happy with

   import site; site.addsitedir('/Users/kern/lib/python2.4')

Thank you very much!

Robert Kern
rkern at ucsd.edu

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