Is it possible to install Python on a network?

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Wed Jul 23 08:17:11 CEST 2014

On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at> wrote:
> roys2005 <roys2005 at> writes:
>> Does this mean Python cannot be or should not be installed at a
>> central location?
> Can you explain better what you mean by this?
> As stated, it doesn't make much sense to me: Any machine which supports
> running Python can be central or distributed, but it can only be invoked
> on the same machine. What does it mean *to you* to say “install Python
> on a network”?

On one computer, install Python into /foo/bar/spam/python. On another
computer, mount firstcomputer:/foo/bar/spam as /foo/bar/spam. Run
Python the same way on both systems.


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