Author Ivan.Pozdeev
Recipients Ethan Smith, Ivan.Pozdeev, barry, brett.cannon, christian.heimes, eric.smith, eric.snow, mhammond, ncoghlan, pitrou, takluyver
Date 2018-06-29.17:52:38
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I *think* we need to ask maintainers of packages who use .pth -- at least, Mark Hammond (pywin32) -- to find out the impact and if everything can be done with other means.

AFAICS it at least allows pywin32 to have many top-level modules without cluttering `site-packages'.

pywin32 e.g. also copies some files to %windir%\system32 for some reason. And last time I checked, distutils had no functionality that involved symlinks, regardless of the OS.
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