[pypy-dev] virtualenv support and directory hierarchy

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 18:07:52 CEST 2010


Personally, if given such choice I would go with 4) (don't care about
virtualenv from source checkout). I don't care myself and I don't
think many people would care (since they'll get pypy installed from
say ubuntu or fedora most likely).

Cheers,
fijal

On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 3:07 AM, Antonio Cuni <anto.cuni at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19/06/10 11:00, Amaury Forgeot d'Arc wrote:
>
>>> 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?
>
> yes, the symlink should be possible, as armin also points out. I already
> thought about it, but I was not sure that distributions like ubuntu allows
> to put a symlink in /usr/bin to something external.  But indeed, looking at
> my /usr/bin it seems that symlinks are used a lot, so it should be fine.
>
> So, does this mean that we are going for solution number 2?
>
>
>
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