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.


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