[Distutils] setup.py install: overriding sys.executable for scripts?

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Jul 27 17:35:42 CEST 2009

At 12:09 PM 7/27/2009 +0200, Iwan Vosloo wrote:
>Hi there,
>We are running:
>python setup.py install  --single-version-externally-managed
>in order to package an egg in a .deb.
>However, we run this inside a virtualenv environment, which means that
>all scripts generated by setuptools start with:
>I see that sys.executable is used for generating this line.  Is there
>any way to override it, similarly to how you can override the
>installation directory with --prefix?

Not at the moment.  Feel free to add a feature request to the 
tracker, perhaps with a patch.  This also seems like something the 
distutils could potentially use as well.

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