On Friday, January 22, 2016 05:50:13 PM Donald Stufft wrote:
> We already have an option like this, the —root option which will just append
> a different prefix to all of the installation paths. So essentially instead
> of invoking ``python setup.py install —root /tmp/something/`` which is what
> I think you’re doing now, you’d do ``pip install —root /tmp/something/
> —no-deps .`` and it’d just work similarly to what you have now, except pip
> would be responsible for interacting with the Python build system.

Why would pip interacting with the Python build system instead of setuptools 
be better?

Scott K

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