Understanding .pth in site-packages
Joshua.R.English at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 18:56:40 CEST 2011
(This may be a shortened double post)
I have a development version of a library in c:\dev\XmlDB\xmldb
After testing the setup script I also have c:\python27\lib\site-packages\xmldb
Now I'm continuing to develop it and simultaneously building an application with it.
I thought I could plug into my site-packages directory a file called xmldb.pth with:
which should redirect import statements to the development version of the library.
This doesn't seem to work.
Is there a better way to redirect import statements without messing with the system path or the PYTHONPATH variable?
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