Odd files; just left behind?
bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr
Thu Sep 20 10:00:41 CEST 2007
Robin Becker a écrit :
> John J. Lee wrote:
>> Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> writes:
>>> I see a folder .python-eggs in my home directory on one of our servers
>>> with various .so files
>>> are these just left behind from some install process?
>> Ah, it's about the resource extraction feature of setuptools. It's
>> possible for zipped eggs to contain resources that have to be
>> extracted to the filesystem. It puts them in the directory you saw
>> (or somewhere else -- see the docstring in my other reply).
> Thanks John, but why not clean up?
Does it needs to be "cleaned up" ? .so files (shared libs) *need* to be
extracted from the egg to be usable. Where they are extracted is IIRC
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