[Distutils] DWIM installation with setuptools
ianb at colorstudy.com
Fri Feb 10 00:14:16 CET 2006
Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> This is really good news, however. It appears to mean that slapping a copy
> of my hacked 'site.py' (i.e., the one that honors .pth files along
> PYTHONPATH) into the easy_install target directory would make
> PYTHONPATH-based installs essentially DWIMmish. To complete the illusion,
> I'd need to add some code to script wrappers to process the setuptools.pth
> file in the script directory if pkg_resources can't be otherwise imported.
I think I kind of understand, but I'm not sure I have (or remember) the
full context behind this proposal. What hacked site.py are we talking
about? What exactly will the generated scripts look like in this model?
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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