On 17/09/2016 18:59, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:


On Sep 17, 2016, at 9:27 AM, Ned Deily <n...@python.org> wrote:

On 2016-09-13 19:33, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
On Sep 13, 2016, at 3:35 PM, Andrew Jaffe <a.h.ja...@gmail.com
<mailto:a.h.ja...@gmail.com>> wrote:

Aha!

$ ls -lt /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/
total 0
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  157 31 Jul 02:36 Extras.pth*
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  119 31 Jul 02:36 README
$ more /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/Extras.pth
/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib/python
/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib/python/PyObjC

Now I wonder how those got there?!


Hah!  Thanks for sharing.  Very satisfying to actually make a *correct*
prediction about setuptools' behavior :)

This seems to be Apple's doing.  AFAICT, 10.12 is shipping with this
Extras.pth file in /Library/Python/2.7; it's something new.  And,
unfortunately, due to https://bugs.python.org/issue4865, the
site-packages directory for the system Python 2.7 is included in
sys.path along with the non-system framework Python site-packages.

Hrm.  I guess everyone I knew on the beta was using homebrew python :(.

I'm surprised that Apple is putting stuff in /Library.  I don't have a Sierra 
box handy - /Library isn't SIP-protected now, is it?

Nope, that's not a problem.

This seems wrong; someone should file a radar (and probably share on 
http://www.openradar.me for further discussion).

In the meantime, what's the recommended workaround?

A
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