[Distutils] PEP 376 - RECORD file / Data files + pip feedback ?

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Fri Feb 5 23:59:39 CET 2010

At 01:39 PM 2/5/2010 -0500, Carl Meyer wrote:
>What if RECORD allowed either absolute paths or paths relative to the
>location of .egg-info, but nothing else? That would preserve the option
>for application authors to make relocatable self-contained
>installations, while keeping RECORD simple and useful for uninstall
>without relying on prefix-finding magic.

I'm confused about something here.  There will still be a PREFIXES 
file, right?  So you shouldn't need prefix-finding magic except in 
the case where something has been relocated, right?

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