What is site-packages?

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Wed Dec 31 08:22:46 CET 2008


Hussein B <hubaghdadi at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Dec 28, 2:04 pm, "Chris Rebert" <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 3:40 AM, Hussein B <hubaghd... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hey,
>> > What is /usr/lib/pythonx.y/site-packages folder and for what it is
>> > used usually?
>>
>> I believe it's where third-party libraries are typically installed to.
>>
>> Follow the path of the Iguana...http://rebertia.com
>
>You mean like MoinMoin, Django or Pylons for example?

It means any package that should be available to Python programs that is
not part of the standard Python library.
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Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
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