[Distutils] Disabling --single-version-externally-managed

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Sep 4 00:34:56 CEST 2007

At 10:38 PM 9/3/2007 +0100, Robin Bryce wrote:
>There are a great many python packages whose source distributions are
>perfectly capable of running in place - why should I have to "install"
>such software before I'm satisfied it makes a useful addition to my
>system ? In something of a fit of frustration I wrote this ~1000 line
>python module:
>wget is all the installation it needs. The -i -d and -p modes of
>operation are the ones I think might address "quick & dirty scripting"
>and "experimentation" from Toshios scenario.

AFAICT, pyrun doesn't handle dependencies between packages, let alone 
manage version conflicts, so I'm not clear on how it relates to the 
present discussion.

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