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

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sun Jul 17 06:17:38 CEST 2005

At 09:01 PM 7/16/2005 -0700, Robert Kern wrote:
>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
>    addsitedir('/Users/kern/lib/python2.4')
>Although it will be just happy with
>    import site; site.addsitedir('/Users/kern/lib/python2.4')

Um, the example I put in the EasyInstall doc for --site-dirs was:

         import os; addsitedir(os.path.expanduser('~/lib/python2.3'))

So I'm not sure what you mean here.

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