[Distutils] Make ez_setup.py/easy_install $PATH aware

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sun Sep 17 21:00:47 CEST 2006


John J Lee wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Sep 2006, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> [...]
>   
>> Unfortunately, the details it gives are wrong.  Neither cmd.exe, command.com, 
>> nor bash will find a program registered this way, at least on my Win2K PC. 
>>     
> [...]
>   
>> A little further investigation reveals that typing "start whatever" in a 
>> command window will let you run something that's in "App Paths", *but* it 
>> will start in its own window, even if it's a console application.  :(
>>
>> So, for console scripts, this still leaves something to be desired.
>>     
> [...]
>
> Crap.  I withdraw my proposal.
>
> (except for the part about having a little Tkinter GUI to allow you to 
> install projects via a PyPI query and point and click -- that would still 
> be nice, especially wrt being friendly to new Python / easy_install users)
>   
This would seem to be an excellent basis :

    http://www.boddie.org.uk/david/Projects/Python/PyPI-Browser/

(except for the license.)

Fuzzyman
http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/index.shtml

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