[Python-Dev] "setuptools has divided the Python community"
olemis at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 20:50:11 CET 2009
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Olemis Lang <olemis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com> wrote:
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>> Barry Warsaw wrote:
>>> On Mar 25, 2009, at 6:06 PM, Tennessee Leeuwenburg wrote:
>>>> For case one, where I want to install additional functionality into my
>>>> system Python interpreter "forever", it would be great to have my
>>>> manage this.
>>> In fact, I think it /has/ to. I'll go further and say that I'm very
>>> wary of using easy_install and the like to install non-distro provided
>>> packages into the system Python. Many Linux distros require a
>>> functioning system Python to operate and the distros (should) take
>>> great care to make sure that if you install package X for application
>>> Y, you won't break essential system service Z. Once you start
>>> installing your own stuff in the system Python's site-packages, you
>>> break the warranty.
>> Exactly: I never use easy_isntall to put packages into the system
>> python. in fact, I only use it inside a virtalenv-generated isolated
> What about the proposal I made about the smarter easy_install ...
> isn't that just enough ?
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I apologize but I was sending a few messages before and I didnt post
them to the list ... sorry I'll do it right now ... sorry if you
receive multiple copies ... :(
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