[Twisted-Python] More trial problems with 8.0.1
exarkun at divmod.com
Thu Apr 10 16:49:24 EDT 2008
On Thu, 10 Apr 2008 14:44:45 -0600, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:
>Earlier today I posted about a problem with trial. I reinstalled
>8.0.1 and the origianl problem has gone away. Now I get the following
>error. It appears that trial is trying to write something to the
>plugins directory. But that doesn't (and shouldn't) have the correct
>write permissions. I can run trial with as sudo, but not as a regular
>user. Isn't it bad practice to rely on being able to write to
>site-packages at runtime. Shouldn't such things do into a .twisted
>directory or something like that?
See the plugin cache section of the plugin howto documentation:
Specifically, the paragraph about site-wide installations.
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