[CentOS] Python search path

Sat Mar 4 17:31:05 UTC 2017
Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com>

So you want to build something independent of the system python? Is
virtualenv and / or anaconda interesting here?

On 4 March 2017 at 17:36, Alice Wonder <alice at domblogger.net> wrote:

> Hello,
> Working on a project to create clean spec files for libbitcoin for CentOS
> 7 (and eventually I want them to work in Fedora 25+ too)
> These spec files must work with the user defines an alternate %{_prefix}
> before building them.
> This means that python components would be installed in /opt/libbitcoin
> (or whatever) instead of in /usr so %{python2_sitelib} and
> %{python2_sitearch} no longer would apply.
> sys.path.append looks like the way to tell python about a new path to look
> for stuff, but I'm guessing there are guidelines somewhere for how that is
> suppose to properly done from within spec files.
> Unfortunately I can't find them, and search engines are getting harder and
> harder to use to find technical related information, always changing my
> query and showing me completely unrelated results.
> Anyway I didn't see anything in the Fedora packaging guidelines for
> python, that seems to be targeting a prefix of /usr
> Thanks for any links or suggestions.
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