Permissions on files installed by pip?
jeanmichel at sequans.com
Fri Oct 17 15:13:50 CEST 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Adam Funk" <a24061 at ducksburg.com>
> To: python-list at python.org
> Sent: Thursday, 16 October, 2014 9:29:46 PM
> Subject: Permissions on files installed by pip?
> I've been using the python-nltk package on Ubuntu, but I need ntlk
> now. I used 'sudo aptitude purge python-nltk' to get rid of my
> existing installation, & followed instructions on the nltk website
> starting at step 4 (since I already have python-pip & python-numpy
> packages installed).
> $ sudo pip install -U
> I couldn't get it to work, until I realized that the permissions &
> ownership on /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages were 'drwx--S---
> root staff'. A 'chmod -R a+rX' on that directory seems to have fixed
> it. Is it normal for sudo pip install to set the permissions that
> way, or did I do something wrong?
On debian wheezy:
ls -al /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages
drwxrwsr-x 5 root staff 4.0K Jun 30 15:16 ./
I'm not sure pip is responsible for this anyway, so my money goes on "you did something wrong" :)
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