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Author eric.araujo
Recipients AlexanderDreyer, eric.araujo, tarek, ysj.ray
Date 2010-09-30.00:12:50
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If someone creates a .pydistutils.cfg file with a prefix option, it means to me that they want distutils to respect it.  Can you explain to me why it’s always wrong to follow this option for Sage?

Assuming you’ve convinced us prefix is bad, why can’t you require that the power users who do set this option use --no-user-cfg?

I’m not friendly toward adding an envvar, since we removed the one we were using (DISTUTILS_DEBUG) in distutils2, but I can be convinced.  Tarek will also have a major vote.  Challenge! :)
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2010-09-30 00:12:55eric.araujosetrecipients: + eric.araujo, tarek, ysj.ray, AlexanderDreyer
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