[New-bugs-announce] [issue9309] Add environment variable complementing command line option -no-user-cfg

Alexander Dreyer report at bugs.python.org
Mon Jul 19 23:14:41 CEST 2010

New submission from Alexander Dreyer <adreyer at gmx.de>:

At the Sage Days 24 coding sprint the issue came up, that the setup.py install programs of several python-based tools pick the prefix-setting from ~/.pydistutils.cfg. 

In order to get this right, we suggest to introduce the environment variable DISTUTILS_NO_USER_CFG. It can be used like the --no-user-cfg commandline option supported by distutils.

Best regards

assignee: tarek
components: Distutils
files: dist.py.patch
keywords: patch
messages: 110811
nosy: AlexanderDreyer, tarek
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: Add environment variable complementing command line option -no-user-cfg
type: feature request
versions: Python 2.5
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file18069/dist.py.patch

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