[Distutils] Side by side debug/non-debug eggs
pje at telecommunity.com
Fri May 22 17:33:54 CEST 2009
At 09:45 AM 5/22/2009 -0400, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
>Prior to eggs, if I wanted to have debug and non-debug versions of an
>extension module available, I could build and install the extension
>twice and the modules would happily co-exist, for example:
> $ python setup.py build install
> $ python-dbg setup.py build install
> $ .../site-packages/twisted/python$ ls *.so
> _epoll_d.so _epoll.so
> $ .../site-packages/twisted/python$
>If I then ran a debug build of Python, the debug extension would be loaded.
>When I ran a normal build of Python, the non-debug extension would be loaded.
>However, with eggs, each new egg completely replaces the last egg. There
>seems to be no possibility for side-by-side builds. Am I overlooking a
>feature of eggs or of setuptools?
Have you tried "setup.py develop"? This builds extensions in-place
in the source tree and adds the source tree to sys.path.
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