[Python-Dev] site enhancements (request for review)

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Apr 26 10:43:34 CEST 2005

On Apr 26, 2005, at 1:12 AM, Greg Ewing wrote:

> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> A few weeks ago I put together a patch to site.py for Python 2.5 
>> <http://python.org/sf/1174614> that solves three major deficiencies:
> >
> > [concerning .pth files]
> While we're on the subject of .pth files, what about
> the idea of scanning the directory containing the main
> .py file for .pth files? This would make it easier to
> have collections of Python programs sharing a common
> set of modules, without having to either install them
> system-wide or write hairy sys.path-manipulating code
> or use platform-dependent symlink or PATH hacks.

I don't think I'd ever use that, but it doesn't sound like a terrible 


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