[Distutils] virtual-python.py, sys.prefix, and Mac

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Sat Sep 15 18:09:44 CEST 2007

Hi all.  I'm kind of giving up on workingenv, and have started working 
from virtual-python as a basis instead 

So the basic technique here is to copy the executable into 
/ENV/bin/python, and then sys.prefix will be '/ENV'.  The standard 
Python installed on a Mac doesn't seem to do this -- the prefix remains 
regardless.  (Custom built Python's on Mac work like normal.)

Does anyone know a way to get the normal effect on this Mac Python?

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