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Re: Ideal directory structure?

Guy Hulbert <gwhulbert@eol.ca> writes:

> On Sat, 2010-30-01 at 15:42 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> > If the package is designed to be installed by distutils, it seems
> > obtuse to expect it to work without using distutils.
> It is useful to be able to run a package without installing it for
> development and testing.

Right. AFAIK there's no way to do that with Distutils (yet).

That is the purpose (IIUC) for the ‘develop’ command in Setuptools: to
make the package available for Python in situ.

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Ben Finney

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