[Distutils] setuptools data_files and bdist_egg
alain.leufroy at logilab.fr
Fri Mar 19 18:08:45 CET 2010
> >Is there a way to force easy_install to use <sys.prefix> as the prefix for
> >relative data file paths ?
> You can use easy_install -e to download and unpack the source for the
> thing you want to install, then use "setup.py install
> --single-version-externally-managed". This will not use the .egg
> installation format, and thus allows things to be installed to places
> other than a single lib dir and bin dir.
Unfortunately this process is not convenient with dependancy which have data
I'm trying to build eggs in order to simplify the user install process, so
this process is not convenient with dependancy which have data files too.
> Alternatively, you could perhaps use pip, which automates a process
> very similar to that. (I'm not sure if it really supports this or
> not, but you could read the docs or try it out.)
It's exactly what I've been looking for (and much more) !
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