[Python-Dev] PEP 250 - site-packages on Windows: (Was: [Distutils] Package DB: strawman PEP)

Trent Mick trentm@ActiveState.com
Thu, 12 Jul 2001 09:01:13 -0700

On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 10:57:30AM -0400, Tim Peters wrote:
> > and the changes to the Windows installer to create the directory
> > at installation time ?
> OK, I'll look into that, although it doesn't seem necessary.

I have to agree with Tim. If distutils is going to install a package to
site-packages then it should create the directory itself if it does not
exist. Certainly it should not fail if the directory does not exist.


Trent Mick