[Pythonmac-SIG] MacPython & Leopard: Which 'site-packages' folder to use?
Russell E. Owen
rowen at cesmail.net
Thu Jun 26 21:10:55 CEST 2008
<af8ce7040806251515y6647490ei8b9621f1f678dffe at mail.gmail.com>,
"Rob Gabaree" <rob at rawb.net> wrote:
> With Leopard's built-in Python, user-installed modules are placed in
> If I'm using MacPython, should I avoid putting anything into this
> directory and use
> I'd just like to double check. I noticed the former path wasn't in
> sys.path when I looked, but I wasn't sure if it was accidentally left
> out by mistake.
> Thanks for the help,
If you are using MacPython then use
The two pythons do not share installed packages. This is probably good;
you avoid endangering the system python and you can upgrade to python
2.6 or 3.0 when you are ready without installing packages that are
incompatible with the system python.
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