[Distutils] virtual-python.py, sys.prefix, and Mac
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Sun Sep 16 21:38:16 CEST 2007
On 15 Sep, 2007, at 18:09, Ian Bicking wrote:
> 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
> regardless. (Custom built Python's on Mac work like normal.)
All framework builds behave as you describe, Modules/getpath.c special-
cases calculation of sys.prefix for framework builds of Python (the
prefix is inside the framework regardless of where the executable is).
> Does anyone know a way to get the normal effect on this Mac Python?
You could copy the framework into the virtual python environment and
rewrite linker commands in the python command-line executable to use
that version of the framework.
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