Distutils - Program Distribution

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Jan 24 10:10:19 CET 2004


Jens Thiede wrote:

> Pardon the silly question, but can one use distutils to install
> somewhere other than site-packages, or is distutils only ment for this
> kind of a job. I'd like to use it to make the distribution of my
> programs simpler :)

You can achieve nearly anything with distutils by subclassing the
commands. The more you deviate from the standard procedures, the
more code you have to put into the subclasses.

Regards,
Martin




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