[Distutils] Need help with a usecase

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Apr 18 16:32:30 CEST 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Arve Knudsen <arve.knudsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 3:36 PM, Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> wrote:
>> Maybe you should explain your use case more.  I guessed what you
>> meant. I was obviously wrong.
> My project (checked out from Git to be specific) comes with a
> Distribute-based setup.py, and I'd like to install it into an isolated
> Python environment. That is, the equivalent of running 'python
> setup.py.install' in my project directory, but into an isolated environment.
> I was hoping I could use Buildout for this.

Your specific requirements is better matched by virtualenv.


Jim Fulton

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