[Python-Dev] Generally boared by installation (Re: Setting project home path the best way)

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 05:19:28 CET 2012

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 5:09 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 9:44 PM, Kristján Valur Jónsson
> <kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:
>> Where in the tracker?  I tried searching but didn’t find it.
> This one: http://bugs.python.org/issue13475
> This and the issue about being able to configure coverage.py cleanly in
> subprocesses (http://bugs.python.org/issue14803) are the two issues which
> have got me thinking about the interpreter startup and configuration process
> in general lately. Both would add *more* complexity to an already
> complicated and hard to follow initialisation sequence, so I now think we
> should be look at opportunities for rationalisation *first*, before we make
> things even messier.

There's also http://bugs.python.org/issue15716 ("Ability to specify
the PYTHONPATH via a command line flag").


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