Author lemburg
Recipients Arfrever, brett.cannon, eric.smith, eric.snow, lemburg, ncoghlan, pitrou
Date 2012-04-25.12:28:03
SpamBayes Score -1.0
Marked as misclassified Yes
Message-id <>
In-reply-to <1335355862.3413.5.camel@localhost.localdomain>
Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Antoine Pitrou <> added the comment:
>> The question pybuildir.txt apparently tries to solve is whether Python
>> is running from the build dir or not. It's not whether Python was
>> installed or not.
> That's the same, for all we're concerned.
> But pybuilddir.txt does not only solve that problem. It also contains
> the path to extension modules generated by, so that sys.path
> can be setup appropriately at startup.

Would be easier to tell distutils to install the extensions
in a fixed name dir (instead of using a platform and version
in the name) and then use that getpath.c. distutils is pretty
flexible at that :-)
Date User Action Args
2012-04-25 12:28:04lemburgsetrecipients: + lemburg, brett.cannon, ncoghlan, pitrou, eric.smith, Arfrever, eric.snow
2012-04-25 12:28:03lemburglinkissue14657 messages
2012-04-25 12:28:03lemburgcreate