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Re: Language extensions in programs under /usr/bin

On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 09:57:42AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
| > That'd be /usr/share (lib is for arch-dependant data, see FHS)
| ... except that the Python policy seems to have bizarre rules about
| this. I assume this is because .pyc files are placed in the same
| directory as the corresponding .py files and are architecture-dependent.

I don't think it's the .pyc files, AFAIK they're just architecture
independent bytecode.  I believe it's because some Python modules come
with blah.so files which need to live with their corresponding blah.py
files, so they can't be put into /usr/share.


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