installs modules to a wrong place

Michal Ludvig mludvig at
Mon Dec 29 13:41:51 CET 2008

Hi Omer,

> I'm seeing this on fc8 with a custom built python2.6.  Not happening
> with any other packages (e.g. boto).  Workaround of course was just to
> copy the S3 dir to /usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages.

I've found it. The culprit was a pre-set install prefix in setup.cfg - I
can't remember why I put it there ages ago. Anyway, now it's removed ;-)

> I poked around a bit but nothing obvious jumped out.  Happy to do any
> debugging if you have tests you'd like to me to run.

Thanks for the offer. I believe the current SVN trunk [1] of s3cmd
should install just fine everywhere.


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