[pypy-dev] virtualenv support and directory hierarchy

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 11:00:10 CEST 2010


2010/6/19 Antonio Cuni <anto.cuni at gmail.com>:
> I also don't like too much to have a hardcoded version number, but when I
> asked for alternatives nobody suggested anything.
> On IRC, amaury suggested to install the whole pypy distribution in its
> self-contained directory, more or less as cpython does on windows.
> I didn't think about this solution, but now I see that it might be a good one,
> as it would allow to have the same hierarchy on svn checkouts, user-specific
> installations and system-wide installations.
> The drawback is that it's a bit non-standard on unix; moreover, if we install
> pypy in say /opt/pypy1.2, it would be hard to put a binary in /usr/bin without
> hardcoding the path to pypy1.2 somewhere.

Is it possible to just put a symlink, or a small script in /usr/bin?

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc

More information about the Pypy-dev mailing list