[Distutils] PYTHON_EGG_CACHE env setting

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Nov 2 05:17:41 CET 2006

At 06:33 PM 11/1/2006 -0800, Venkat Bommakanti wrote:
>  I have some components, that will need to be extracted by
>  the Python eggs runtime (pkg_resources). I understand I
>  can use the PYTHON_EGG_CACHE env setting to specify
>a desired loaction for extraction.
>However, was wondering if is there a config file setting or
>another mechanism to specify this location. Would need
>  to avoid runtime env settings it my deployment.

for the API to change the extraction location, which merely defaults to 
$PYTHON_EGG_CACHE if not explicitly set.  You can use any of the normal 
Python configuration points (such as sitecustomize.py or a .pth file) to 
effect this setting.

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