[Distutils] restart-in-venv (was: PEX at Twitter (re: PEX - Twitter's multi-platform executable archive format for Python))

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 16:57:01 CET 2014

On 5 February 2014 01:48, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 4/2/14, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That only works if the system site packages is configured to
>> be visible inside the virtual environment - it usually isn't
>> these days.
> If that were true, distil wouldn't work in such venvs, but it seems
> to work fine. Can you show otherwise?

I wrote that before you reminded me that distil avoids most of the
tricky isolation problems by collapsing everything into a single file
to provide natural isolation.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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