[Distutils] Deployment with setuptools

Mars mfogels at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 21:55:24 CEST 2006

On 4/13/06, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> wrote:
> Mars wrote:
> > I prefer the distutils installation scheme for --home or --prefix or
> > --root lined up across operating systems.  But this is contrary to
> > distutils' general case installation scenario.  (perhaps a new
> > keyword, '--environment' or '--deploy' would make sense?  Or we could
> > use setup.cfg)
> I don't have time to respond to all of this now, but have you looked at
> working-env.py?  http://blog.ianbicking.org/working-env.html
> You activate it by putting the working environment on your $PYTHONPATH,
> and then easy_install should automatically install in that environment
> and there is a custom distutils.cfg local to that environment.  It's
> like virtual-python.py, except a bit lighter.
> --
> Ian Bicking  /  ianb at colorstudy.com  /  http://blog.ianbicking.org

I have heard working-env.py mentioned elsewhere, but have not checked
it out myself.  I will look into it.


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