Odd files; just left behind?

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at wtf.websiteburo.oops.com
Fri Sep 21 13:34:33 CEST 2007

Robin Becker a écrit :
> Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> ........
>>>  >>>
>>> it would seem simpler to have the .so files inside the site-packages 
>>> and there's the question of why this folder has to be obfuscated 
>>> (name starts with .). Even if these files are "resources" why should 
>>> they be assumed to belong to the user?
>> Notice that you did install your lib/python in /myhome, not in 
>> /usr[/local]
> yes, so should I then assume that the root installs will put all the .so 
> files in /usr/local/lib/.python-eggs?
> In fact when I look at my root installed pythons they seem quite happy 
> to put the _mysql.so underneath site-packages. I suspect that if I just 
> installed from source I'd get that behaviour, but the egg stuff is 
> different.
>> (snip)
>>> Just another nonsense from the eggworld
>> Or just another example of not reading the FineManual(tm) ?
> well I didn't write the installer or the associated egg setup. The egg 
> things are supposed to do the right thing, but perhaps they're too 
> difficult for the egg layers.

Can't tell. So far, I've had no problem with eggs, so...

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