Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#28326 closed defect (fixed)

gpsd @2.95 +python26 installs Python modules in wrong location

Reported by: aaugustin (Aymeric Augustin) Owned by: macports-tickets@…
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 1.9.2
Keywords: Cc:
Port: gpsd


The Python modules are installed in /opt/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages. But that directory is not in PYTHONPATH.

They should probably be installed in /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages instead.


Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Dec 23 2010, 12:57:07) 
[GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5664)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import gps                                # fails
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
ImportError: No module named gps
>>> import sys; sys.path.append('/opt/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages')
>>> import gps                                # works fine now

I can avoid the problem by setting PYTHONPATH, but it may be interesting to understand why this port behaves differently from all other ports that install Python modules.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by jmroot (Joshua Root)

Port: gpsd added

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comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by jmroot (Joshua Root)

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed in the current version.

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