[Distutils] Re: [Python-Dev] PEP 250 - site-packages on Windows: (Was: [Distutils]
Package DB: strawman PEP)
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Thu, 12 Jul 2001 16:10:16 -0400 (EDT)
M.-A. Lemburg writes:
> I believe that it creates the directory (distutils has a make_path()
> API for this), but having it there for testing would sure help
> in figuring out what to do. Please keep in mind that distutils
> has to work with Python versions 1.5.2, 2.0 and 2.1.
Yes; the os.path.isdir(...) seems the right test for this.
> Also, I think that it is cleaner to have existing directories
> on sys.path. Indeed, it may be worthwhile having Python eliminate
> non-existing dirs at startup time (i.e. in site.py).
It should be doing that now. If not, please file a bug report and
assign it to me.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Digital Creations