Cross-platform way to get default directory for binary files like console scripts?
oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 16:55:41 CET 2014
On 20 February 2014 15:42, Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com> wrote:
> As roundabout and advanced as that code is, it doesn't give the right answer
> for me. It returns None. On my Mac, after activating a virtualenv:
> Python 2.7.2 (default, Oct 11 2012, 20:14:37)
> [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple Clang 4.0 (tags/Apple/clang-418.0.60)] on
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> from distutils.command.install import install
> >>> from distutils.dist import Distribution
> >>> c = install(Distribution())
You forgot to call c.finalize_options() here which actually sets all
of these attributes.
> >>> c.install_scripts
> >>> c.install_scripts is None
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