Is it possible to install Python on a network?

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Thu Jul 24 04:52:23 CEST 2014

On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:
>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:35 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at> wrote:
>> > What do you imaging a user doing, exactly, on machine ‘foo’ to make
>> > a program execute on machine ‘bar’? At what step – exactly how –
>> > does the communication between the machines occur to invoke the
>> > program? How is the user's input, and the program's output,
>> > communicated in a way that machine ‘foo’ knows to interact with
>> > machine ‘bar’?
>> Network mounts work fine for this kind of thing.
> I'd rather not propose a solution until we know better what the problem
> is; what “roys2005” expects the behaviour to be. So the questions above
> need, IMO, answers from “roys2005”.

Fair enough. Since he was talking earlier about upgrades, though, I
figured he was talking about having a single source of code, only one
place to update, and then initiate programs on the individual
computers. But yeah, need the OP's responses.


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