[SciPy-User] Enthought Python Distribution questions

Chris Withers chris@simplistix.co...
Fri Aug 19 09:48:26 CDT 2011


On 18/08/2011 09:57, Aronne Merrelli wrote:
>
>     Again on Mac OS X, where would I find this DocLinks folder?
>
>
> On my Mac (OS X 10.6.8), the EPD stuff is installed here: (there are
> DocLinks and Example subdirectories):
>
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/Current/

This is a symlink, which I really don't want EPD to touch.

I guess I'm OK with using 7.0 in Python.framework, on the assumption 
that Python will never make it to 7.0, but really, it should be in 
EPD.framework, no?

> It looks like the "standard" python installations that come with MacOS
> are here:
>
> /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/

Yes, but what about installs of "normal python"? Why has EPD stomped on 
my /Current without even asking me?!

> own files (so I'm wasting a lot of disk space). My path is set to the
> EPD version

Which path? Aside from stomping on the /Current symlink, I'm curious 
about why EPD now appears to be the default python on my system...

cheers,

Chris

PS: Thanks for pointing me at the DocLinks and Examples folders :-)

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