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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Sep 13 17:36:24 CEST 2010

> >I meant how these decisions are implemented. Is there a configure
> >switch (there doesn't seem to be)? Does it require patching Python?
> Ah, no.  Standard configure switches are used.  Debian (inherited by Ubuntu)
> has a post-installation script for Python packages which create the .py
> symlinks and do the byte-compilation.  The big win here is that much of this
> can go away now (and in fact there are modifications to this post-installation
> script already).

Ok, so can you explain how the new thing will work (on Debian)? :)
Does it mean that e.g. /usr/lib/python3.2/site-packages will get
symlinked to /usr/lib/python?



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