[Python-Dev] What is "installed"?

David Abrahams dave@boost-consulting.com
Wed, 09 Jul 2003 09:32:13 -0400

martin@v.loewis.de (Martin v. L=F6wis) writes:

> David Abrahams <dave@boost-consulting.com> writes:
>> So how do Python developers deal with these issues?
> I use Linux, and do 'make install', which puts everything into
> /usr/local. I have changed permissions on /usr/local so that I don't
> need to be root to put things there.
> I found Windows to be too painful for any kind of software
> development, so I use it only if I need to release software, or
> investigate bugs that only occur on Windows (at which times it is
> still painful).

Clearly the position of a partisan.  You're missing out on some
wonderful debugging facilities.  GDB et al still can't touch Visual

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting