[Python-Dev] Better support for consuming vendored packages

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Thu Mar 22 13:48:21 EDT 2018


On Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 09:58:07AM -0700, Gregory Szorc <gregory.szorc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not all consumers of Python packages wish to consume Python packages in the
> common `pip install <package>`

IMO `pip` is for developers. To package and distribute end-user
applications there are rpm, dpkg/deb, PyInstaller, cx_Freeze, py2exe
(+ installer like NSIS or InnoSetup), py2app, etc...

Most of them pack a copy of Python interpreter and necessary parts
of stdlib, so there is no problem with `sys.path` and wrong imports.

> Gregory

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
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