[Distutils] Code for inserting paths into system configuration?

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Sep 13 17:00:05 EDT 2016

> On Sep 13, 2016, at 12:58 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was reflecting on the detail of putting pip user bin directories on
> the user's path, and was then thinking of making a tiny pip package
> like this:
> pip install pip_user_config
> python -m pip_user_config
> where the latter would cleverly insert the user bin directory into the
> user's configuration.
> Does anyone know of any code to do something like that?

This is shell- and platform-specific.  This would be a great idea!  But it would be a challenging integration project.


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