[Distutils] alternatives to zc.buildout?
chrism at plope.com
Sat Feb 9 20:40:07 CET 2008
Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Chris McDonough wrote:
>> Martin Aspeli wrote:
>>> Tres Seaver wrote:
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>>>> Chris Withers wrote:
>>>>> Hi All,
>> I usually edit site-packages/easy_install.pth and delete the line that points to
>> the egg. And either delete the egg, or not.
> That file's fairly cryptic
It's one path per line. Doesn't get too much simpler than that. .pth files
have been around forever (almost literally, they have been around since I
started using Python anyway, 7 years ago) and are documented pretty well in the
> and the chances of screwing something up
> there I think are higher than in the more user-oriented buildout.cfg.
True, at least if you trust the recipe authors. Although deleting a line isn't
> Also, does deleting egg A in easy_install.pth cause any eggs that were
> installed as dependencies of A but are no longer needed to go as well?
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