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Re: Python25 - issue with distutils.cfg patch for optware

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  • Brian Zhou
    Done. Thanks, -Brian
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 6, 2006
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      Done.

      Thanks,

      -Brian

      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "ptnemot" <groups@...> wrote:
      >
      > When trying to install EasyInstall for Python I discovered an issue
      > with the current Python 2.5 package. In the Optware package there is
      > a patch included for the distutils.cfg file (see http://trac.nslu2-
      > linux.org/optware/browser/trunk/sources/python25/Lib-distutils-
      > distutils.cfg.patch), however this patch is still based on Python
      > 2.4. Due to this the installation of Easy Setup fails.
      >
      > The patch itself sets the following values:
      >
      > [install]
      > prefix = /opt/local
      > [easy_install]
      > site-dirs = /opt/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages
      >
      > Instead the following values should be used:
      >
      > [install]
      > prefix = /opt
      > [easy_install]
      > site-dirs = /opt/lib/python2.5/site-packages
      >
      > When doing this change Easy Setup will install and work fine.
      >
      > Would it be possible for the package maintainer to update this so
      > that it works out-of-the-box in the future?
      >
      > Kind regards,
      >
      > Peter.
      >
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