On Sunday, April 29, 2012 03:16:12 AM you wrote: > I am not a debian guru, but just got a package to upstream and had similar > doubt. > > For python packages, at least, this is my understanding of it. You may have > python libraries or python applications. Python libraries are placed in > "public" location, this means that the package will be accessible within > any python code (location may vary but it will be in a directory in > PYTHONPATH, such as dist-packages). Python applications should contain > private modules, so they should not be placed in the same location as the > python libraries. For that, the debian standard location for packages is > assumed: /usr/share/. This is an override of setuptools default, which > always installs as public module. > > A good start would be to check the python applications packaging team's > website, if you need to package an application. > > Is this what you are talking about? > Yes and I also want to do this in the standard way. Can this be done by altering the package_dir parameter in the call to setup in setup.py? -- Paul Elliott 1(512)837-1096 pelliott@BlackPatchPanel.com PMB 181, 11900 Metric Blvd Suite J http://www.free.blackpatchpanel.com/pme/ Austin TX 78758-3117
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