[Tutor] Module Files Placement?
Tue, 18 Dec 2001 10:03:03 -0600
Ahhh... THAT's where they go.
Thanks for the "distutils" mention too -- I haven't used it at all
heretofore, so I'll check it out. (Hopefull it can be found on all
platforms?) Aside from a collection of modules as an app, the thing
I've had problems with are the "onesy-twosy" types of modules/scripts
that you find and what to use -- but can't quite determine the best
place to put them.
>>> Danny Yoo <email@example.com> 12/18/2001 2:08:27 AM >>>
On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Curtis Larsen wrote:
> What is the accepted standard on adding third-party modules to your
> Python installation? (Where do you put the files?) Even though
> pretty much anywhere in PYTHONPATH would work, there has to be a
> system of some kind (a "/usr/local/bin" if you will) to keep them
> accessible, yet separate -- including all the extra modules THEY
> in turn call.
External modules should live in a 'site-packages' directory underneath
Python's lib directory.
For example, on my computer, it's located here:
Out of curiosity though: are you trying to install a module? The
"distutils" are a set of tools to make installing new modules fairly
automatic. Third parties often use the distutils to more easily make
installation script that works.
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