[Python-Dev] Python and the Linux Standard Base (LSB)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Nov 29 22:05:55 CET 2006

Guido van Rossum schrieb:
> I wonder if would help if we were to add a vendor-packages directory
> where distros can put their own selection of 3rd party stuff they
> depend on, to be searched before site-packages, and a command-line
> switch that ignores site-package but still searches vendor-package.
> (-S would almost do it but probably suppresses too  much.)

Patch #1298835 implements such a vendor-packages directory. I have
reopened the patch to reconsider it. I take your message as a +1
for that feature.


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