PEP 382: Namespace Packages

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Sat Apr 4 14:27:06 CEST 2009

Neal Becker wrote:
> While solving this problem, is it possible also to address an issue that 
> shows up in certain distributions?  I'm specifically talking about the fact 
> that on Redhat/Fedora, we have on x86_64 both /usr/lib/pythonxx/ and 
> /usr/lib64/pythonxx.  The former is supposed to be for non-arch specific 
> packages (pure python) and the latter for arch-specific.

I can't see how this is related to this PEP. It's not at all about how
sys.path should be constructed.


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