[Distutils] What is the reason for requiring that an explicitly set egg-install installation is in the path?
ianb at colorstudy.com
Thu May 18 17:29:10 CEST 2006
Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 10:08 AM 5/18/2006 -0400, Jim Fulton wrote:
>>If I explicitly specify an installation directory, for example, by
>> install_lib = ~/py-lib
>> install_scripts = ~/bin
>>in setup.cfg, setuptools gives me an error is the specified
>>lib dir isn't in the Python path.
>>Why is this? Is this for my protection? If so, I don't need a path
> Maybe not, but everybody else does. ;)
My $0.02: personally it doesn't bother me, even though I know what I'm
doing and also hit the error fairly often. Usually it means something
somewhere isn't like I thought it was.
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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