[Distutils] Windows Python sys.prefix

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Wed Sep 19 04:50:36 CEST 2007

After that and a bunch of other little updates, virtualenv (0.8.3) now 
works on Windows!

Now it's just the blasted Mac Framework stuff that stops this from being 
a complete workingenv replacement.

Mark Hammond wrote:
>> I can certainly create a landmark if at all reasonable.  I'm looking at
>> getpathp.c, and it looks like it just looks for lib/os.py ... and I
>> think it walks up from the current directory until it finds it?  So
>> right now I have:
>>    bin/python.exe
>>    lib/python2.5/os.py
>> But perhaps if I just change it to:
>>    bin/python.exe
>>    lib/os.py
>> it will work?  
> Yep, and a quick test here works fine.
>> On windows, does it just leave out the "/python2.5/"
>> portion of the lib path?
> well - it doesn't "leave it out" as such - it just never adds anything like
> that :)
> Mark

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