distutils on windows, file placement

Richard Jones richardjones at optushome.com.au
Sun Jan 20 11:51:16 CET 2002


On Sun, 20 Jan 2002 21:23, Alex Martelli wrote:
> Syver Enstad wrote:
> > Distutils is great, it compiles, makes windows installers. cool stuff.
> >
> > What I don't like about it is that it by default dumps modules and
> > packages straight into the python directory, which in my case is
>
>         ...
>
> > have something like site-packages or whatever, that is in sys.path by
>
> That's what distutils do for me, in Python 2.2 -- put stuff in
> site-packages.  I do recall it didn't work that way in 2.1, on
> Windows, but isn't this already fixed?

Wasn't 2.1 missing site-packages altogether? From the path an all?


    Richard




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