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Re: 'python-build-system'

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: 'python-build-system'
Date: Thu, 09 May 2013 22:29:28 +0200
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Nikita Karetnikov <address@hidden> skribis:

>> With these changes in place, OK to commit.
> I've just pushed both patches.  Please have a look.
>> To answer your previous question, this ‘wrap’ phase serves a different
>> (but related) purpose than the ‘native-search-paths’ thing: it ensures
>> that the ‘bzr’ program, when run by the user, finds all its Python
>> modules.
> I know.  But why do we need to use 'native-search-paths' to set
> PYTHONPATH if we wrap all executables anyway?  What is the purpose of
> 'native-search-paths' in this case?

Not all Python packages have binaries, and when they do, they can often
be used either as stand-alone binaries or as Python modules.

Does that clarify?


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