[Opendnssec-develop] where to install scripts
Rick van Rein
rick at openfortress.nl
Tue May 5 09:41:42 UTC 2009
> this is stuff like Engine.py, i.e. python components for the signer
> engine. after some more though we'll stick to PREFIX/lib/opendnssec/
> signer for now unless someone has a really good reason not to.
Isn't it better to use the Python habits for Python code?
Python has directories PREFIX/lib/pythonX.Y/site-packages/ for that
purpose. It contains a README that specifies it is intended for
> This directory exists so that 3rd party packages can be installed
> here. Read the source for site.py for more details.
Running `pydoc site` shows that these 3rd party add-ons will be included
at startup. It also warns that it adds a PREFIX=/usr/local/ only for
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