[Distutils] Distutils has no module named util, or is it a package problem?
ianb at colorstudy.com
Fri Nov 11 00:29:59 CET 2005
Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 05:17 PM 11/10/2005 -0600, Ian Bicking wrote:
>> Or maybe just because it is a namespace package, and I don't
>> understand how they work. Well, I do understand that they cause me
>> constant problems, and it seems like namespace packages that aren't
>> installed multi-version are highly problematic.
> I personally try to never import a package from within the package's
> setup script. It's way too likely to have weird results, even without
> namespace packages being involved.
> However, if you want to make the package being installed become part of
> the appropriate namespace package(s), you can use:
> in order to tell pkg_resources that source_dir may contain package
> snippets relevant to already-declared namespace packages. See
> pkg_resources.txt for details.
I added paste/util to sys.path, and just run "import finddata", and that
works fine. It's expedient and doesn't depend on anything too fancy at
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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