Author vstinner
Recipients Denis.Barmenkov, bbi5291, eric.araujo, ned.deily, neologix, tarek, vstinner, xuanji
Date 2011-05-05.12:49:46
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> If the user base cannot be calculated, paths
> starting with ~ should not exist or be used at all in this context.

It's not "~" but "{userbase}" substitution variable.

Here is a new patch implementing this idea: don't create the variables using the user directory if the user doesn't exist (if we cannot get the user directory). I didn't test distutils, I just try to start Python (it does work using bug.c).
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