[pypy-dev] Re: autopath obsolete?
bob at redivi.com
Thu Nov 18 11:33:09 CET 2004
On Nov 18, 2004, at 12:19 PM, Michael Hudson wrote:
> Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com> writes:
>> Hi colleagues,
>> I was wondering why we still need stuff like autopath?
>> I simply use a pypy.pth file in my standard python
>> folder which contains the path to pypy, and things
>> work fine.
>> Why do we really need autopath?
> Well, if you run stuff from inside the pypy directory it's a good idea
> to get the current directory *out* of sys.path.
Well, autopath doesn't do that, it just shuffles the pypy base dir to
> autopath is a bit of a hack, I agree, but it's not costing much, is it?
The fact that it scatters itself all over the repository is kind of a
maintenance hassle I think. It doesn't seem to do anything
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