[Python-Dev] r84775 - peps/trunk/pep-3149.txt

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Sep 13 16:55:16 CEST 2010

On Sep 13, 2010, at 04:36 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:

>On Mon, 13 Sep 2010 16:18:44 +0200 (CEST)
>barry.warsaw <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
>> -For an arbitrary package `foo`, you would see these files when the
>> +For an arbitrary package `foo`, you might see these files when the
>>  distribution package was installed::
>> -    /usr/share/pyshared/foo.cpython-32m.so
>> -    /usr/share/pyshared/foo.cpython-33m.so
>> +    /usr/lib/python/foo.cpython-32m.so
>> +    /usr/lib/python/foo.cpython-33m.so
>Are these the default paths? The PEP doesn't say how a distribution
>is supposed to choose its PEP 3149 filesystem layout (instead of

Why should it?  Distributions are going to make their own decisions
independent of the PEP.  That's why s/would/might/ in the above change.  I'm
open to suggestions for better ways to explain it.

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