[SciPy-dev] SciPy SVN compilation on SnowLeopard

Pierre GM pgmdevlist@gmail....
Wed Sep 16 02:09:29 CDT 2009

On Sep 16, 2009, at 2:39 AM, David Cournapeau wrote:
>> Oh my. What's the recommended safe procedure in that case ? Can
>> packages be safely stored in /Library/Python/ or should I force
>> storage to ~/Profile
> You can use the --user option of install (available in 2.6 and above).
> This will install stuff into $HOME/.local, and
> $HOME/.local/lib/python2.6/site-packages is automatically added to
> sys.path by python.
> Or use virtualenv, stow, whatever tool you may prefer to handle  
> multiple
> versions of those packages,

I'm a big fan of virtualenv already, I just wanted to make sure that I  
could install some packages (pip, sphinx...) in /Library/Python.
Thx again

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