[Distutils] PEP 376 - site-directories and site.addsitedir

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu May 14 15:38:07 CEST 2009

2009/5/14 Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>:
> I'd like to make a difference between what is "importable" and what is
> "installed" in Python.
> what's "installed" for me is what is in a site-packages directory that
> contains egg-info directories.

I'm not sure how well-defined that is. Can you precisely define what a
"site-packages directory" is? Specifically, what about the Windows
registry items under HKLM\Software\Python\PythonCore\x.y\PythonPath?
There may be other "special" locations, I can't recall for certain.


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