[Twisted-Python] ANNOUNCING Tahoe, the Least-Authority File System, v1.7.0

Yaroslav Fedevych jaroslaw.fedewicz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 17:24:17 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 12:04 AM, Brian Warner <warner at lothar.com> wrote:
> On 6/22/10 10:35 AM, Peter Westlake wrote:
>> I downloaded it and typed "python setup.py build", and it went off and
>> started building a copy of Twisted 10.0! Will that be installed on my
>> system, or will it only affect the Tahoe build?
> Using "setup.py build" should not affect anything outside of your source
> directory: it should create a Twisted .egg and store/use it in the
> support/lib subdir of your Tahoe source checkout. Tahoe should be the
> only thing that sees the new Twisted.
> In contrast, I suspect that "setup.py install" *would* install all the
> dependencies (as well as Tahoe itself) onto your system.
> In general, just don't run anything as root, and you should be ok.

Well there's also virtualenv — won't it help?

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