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Re: dest for 'make install-swig-py'

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2003-02-25 04:02:16 CET

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:

> Set the PYTHONPATH environment variable?

Yep. Just as the administrator must ensure that PATH is set
appropriately for locally installed software, he must ensure that
PYTHONPATH is set appropriately. If an end-user is installing svn
personally, he must modify his own PATH and PYTHONPATH and possibly
other settings as well.

There is an issue about this where i provided a preliminary and
untested patch to configure.in for people who know what they're
doing and just want to use the python prefix rather than the
configured prefix for the svn build. I imagine it is no longer
the right way to go, since setup.py is deprecated. But something
similar probably ought to be implemented. I can't find the issue,
i'll look some more tomorrow, but hopefully someone will beat me
to it :).

Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org

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