[Python-Dev] "setuptools has divided the Python community"
tseaver at palladion.com
Thu Mar 26 21:07:16 CET 2009
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skip at pobox.com wrote:
> 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.
That was Jacob Kaplan-Moss, I think. In my case, the fact that you have
to type 'sudo' to make it happen is a sufficient reminder. ;)
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
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