[Python-Dev] First draft of "sysconfig"

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat Dec 12 23:18:29 CET 2009


On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 14:13, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 10:35 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> [...]
> >>  'nt': {
> >>        'stdlib': '$base/Lib',
> >>        'platstdlib': '$base/Lib',
> >>        'purelib': '$base/Lib/site-packages',
> >>        'platlib': '$base/Lib/site-packages',
> >>        'include': '$base/include',
> >>        'platinclude': '$base/include',
> >>        'scripts': '$base/Scripts',
> >>        'data'   : '$base',
> >>        },
> >>  ...
> >> }
> >>
> >
> > Are you using string.Template because this code needs to run on installs
> > older than 2.6?
> > -Brett
>
> Not really. That's mostly because I reused the existing implementation
> and I found them quite readable in that case. But a string.Formatter
> could work well here too I guess.


Just figured that with formatters the way of the future that
"{base}/include" would work just as well and be "future-proof".

-Brett
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