[Distutils] PEP 376, Uninstallation and interoperability

Eric V. Smith eric at trueblade.com
Sat Feb 16 13:57:58 CET 2013

On 2/16/2013 7:40 AM, Vinay Sajip wrote:
> With my suggestion about keeping a list of shared locations around, then
> namespace package directories could be kept in such a list. When uninstalling,
> all the subpackages added in the particular distribution being uninstalled would
> be removed, but the namespace package directory itself wouldn't be, as a shared
> location.

I don't think the installers know which directories are namespace
package directories.


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