Setuptools - help!

Heikki Toivonen hjtoi-better-remove-before-reply at comcast.net
Sat Aug 8 00:02:15 CEST 2009


Peter Chant wrote:
> Thanks, it worked.  Any ideas how to run the resulting scripts without
> installing or running as root?

If you install as root, you should be able to run the scripts as normal
user. However, I don't recommend this approach since it could conflict
with your system Python packages.

I like using virtualenv to create isolated Python environments. I can
easily install whatever Python packages I want into each environment,
delete them when I am done with them or messed up etc.

http://pypi.python.org/pypi/virtualenv

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