[Distutils] Multi-version import support for wheel files

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Aug 25 11:58:09 CEST 2013

Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan <at> gmail.com> writes:

> 1. An option (or options) to pip, telling it to just drop a wheel file
> (or the unpacked contents of the wheel as a directory) into
> site-packages instead of installing the distribution directly as the
> default version. The "root_is_purelib" setting in the wheel metadata
> would indicate whether the destination was purelib or platlib. A wheel
> installed this way wouldn't have script wrappers generated, etc - it
> would only allow the contents to be used as an importable library.

ISTM you would still need path-munging for this to work, or is there some
other way?


Vinay Sajip

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