Installing pypi package twice

Andrea Crotti andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 17:54:52 CET 2012


On 02/01/2012 04:49 PM, Hans Mulder wrote:
>
> How about (in another directory):
>
> $ tar xzf package.tar.gz
> $ cd package
> $ /opt/python/bin/python setup.py build
> $ sudo /opt/python/bin/python setup.py install
>
> This assumes that /opt/python/bin/python is your python3.2 executable.
>
> You may want to insert some testing between the 'build' and 'install'
> steps.  Or you could try:
>
> $ /opt/python/bin/python -m compileall build/lib
>
> That would try to compile all Python files in the subdirectory to byte
> code.  That's likely to fail if the Python code is not valid Python 3.
> If it compiles, you may still want to do some testing.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> -- HansM


That works, but it's probably easier to (depending on your needs):
- install easy_install / pip for that python version
- use virtualenv



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