[Python-Dev] bdist_* to stdlib?

Jan Claeys lists at janc.be
Thu Feb 16 19:09:37 CET 2006

Op wo, 15-02-2006 te 11:23 -0800, schreef Bob Ippolito:
> On Feb 15, 2006, at 4:49 AM, Jan Claeys wrote:
> > Op wo, 15-02-2006 te 14:00 +1300, schreef Greg Ewing:
> >> I'm disappointed that the various Linux distributions
> >> still don't seem to have caught onto the very simple
> >> idea of *not* scattering files all over the place when
> >> installing something.

> > Those directories might be mounted on entirely different hardware  
> > (even over a network), often with different characteristics (access speed,
> > writeability, etc.).
> Huh?  What does that have to do with anything?  I've never seen a  
> system where /usr/include, /usr/lib, /usr/bin, etc. are not all on  
> the same mount.  It's not really any different with OS X either.

Paths like /etc, /var, /srv, /usr/include and /usr/share are good
candidates to be on another mount than the bin & lib directories...

BTW, Mac-style packages do exist for Linux too, if you prefer that.
Look e.g. at Klik: <http://klik.atekon.de/>

Jan Claeys

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