[Distutils] Pypy and site.py and makepath
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Sat Mar 13 00:35:02 CET 2010
On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
> What exactly is site.py for? I tried installing Distribute with PyPy,
> and it fails, because if you start it, it runs site.py, and site.py
> uses makepath, but doesn't import or define it, so it fails.
Eh? I see
dir = os.path.abspath(os.path.join(*paths))
return dir, os.path.normcase(dir)
around line 75 of site.py in the python 2.6 source tree. Maybe PyPy
has its own broken copy?
> Running the tests with python2.6 and it seems site.py is never run,
How do you know?
> but removing it makes the tests fail.
> Any insight into this?
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