[Distutils] pythonv: let's also make sure the standard Python install includes an "isolated" python

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Thu Mar 17 22:10:27 CET 2011

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Carl Meyer <carl at oddbird.net> wrote:
> On 03/17/2011 01:53 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
>> It occurs to me that it would be nice if site.py could grow knowledge
>> of whether -S was used and not automatically mutate the path if -S was
>> used.  That would allow -S to work robustly without having to link
>> anything or create a config file.
> This seems entirely sensible to me (and quite easy to implement). I
> can't imagine why anyone would be relying on being able to do "python
> -S" and later import site and get the path modifications automatically,
> so it seems pretty much like a straightforward bugfix. And the fix is a
> one-liner. Issue filed with patch: http://bugs.python.org/issue11591



Jim Fulton

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