[Python-Dev] "setuptools has divided the Python community"

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Thu Mar 26 21:03:37 CET 2009

    Tres> Exactly: I never use easy_isntall to put packages into the system
    Tres> python.  in fact, I only use it inside a virtalenv-generated
    Tres> isolated environment.

While standing in line for lunch today, someone (don't know his name)
suggested that easy_install needs an --i-am-an-idiot flag which would have
to be used to force it to install packages in to the system's space.


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