On 4/22/09 5:05 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
> On Apr 22, 2009, at 11:01 AM, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> On 4/22/09 4:57 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
>>> Perhaps you could provide (or point to) an example that illustrates 
>>> this problem.
>> I want to keep my python install clean, so I do not have setuptools 
>> installed system-wide. Instead I have a small bin-directory managed 
>> by buildout which creates a python interpreter with setuptools, using 
>> this snippet:
>> [setuptools]
>> recipe = zc.recipe.egg
>> interpreter = spython
>> eggs = setuptools
>> scripts = spython
>> That allows me to use "spython setup.py sdist register upload". 
>> setup.py is invoked with __file__ pointing to the spython wrapper 
>> script, so any attempt in setup.py to use __file__ to found files 
>> will fail.
> This sounds like a bug in interpreter-script's handling of scripts 
> passed to it.  I'll look into that.


> BTW, did you realize that buildout has a setup command that does what 
> your spython script does (and a little more)?

I was not aware of that. I can see that being useful.  Most of my 
packages do not have their own buildout, so this won't help much for 
this particular issue I'm afraid.


Wichert Akkerman<wich...@wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/                  It is hard to make things simple.

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