[Distutils] PEP 376 - site-directories and site.addsitedir
david.lyon at preisshare.net
Thu May 14 16:41:23 CEST 2009
On Thu, 14 May 2009 14:38:07 +0100, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/5/14 Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>:
> I'm not sure how well-defined that is. Can you precisely define what a
> "site-packages directory" is?
Site-packages is referenced from the "original" site.py code.
It is a place from my reading where all packages common for the python
installation are stored. It is the site repository for all extra packages.
It's specifically hardcoded with an
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.
There's a user-packages location under python 2.6
But it's use hasn't been picked up. If it was under linux then the
equivalent would possibly be ~/.user-packages.
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