[Python-Dev] PEP 3147, __pycache__ directories and umask

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 15:45:15 CET 2010

Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>> or if a user installs by dragging into
>> site-packages instead of using an installer?
> Well... do people actually do this?

Yes. We do it all the time with unpackaged only-for-internal-use Python

I wouldn't expect it to work with random packages downloaded from the
'net, but it works fine for our own stuff (since it expects to be used
this way).


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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