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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Mar 23 22:41:20 CET 2010

Antoine Pitrou wrote:

> The main point of the __pycache__ proposal is to solve the needs of
> Ubuntu/Debian packagers. If you are developing (rather than deploying or
> building packages), you shouldn't have these needs AFAICT.

Maybe it's one point, but I'm not sure it's the *main* one.
Personally I would benefit most from it during development.
I hardly ever look in the directories of installed packages,
so I don't care what they look like.


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