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Fixed setup.py overlaid-install warning.

Before this change, if you had a global Django installation in /usr/local/, you
might get a spurious warning when installing Django within a virtualenv.

Thanks epicserve for the report and debugging help.
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commit 0524ad3fade53b447369ed5aca21f925c8f3f523 1 parent 391ec5a
Carl Meyer carljm authored
Showing with 6 additions and 3 deletions.
  1. +6 −3 setup.py
9 setup.py
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@@ -10,9 +10,12 @@
# still present in site-packages. See #18115.
overlay_warning = False
if "install" in sys.argv:
- # We have to try also with an explicit prefix of /usr/local in order to
- # catch Debian's custom user site-packages directory.
- for lib_path in get_python_lib(), get_python_lib(prefix="/usr/local"):
+ lib_paths = [get_python_lib()]
+ if lib_paths[0].startswith("/usr/lib/"):
+ # We have to try also with an explicit prefix of /usr/local in order to
+ # catch Debian's custom user site-packages directory.
+ lib_paths.append(get_python_lib(prefix="/usr/local"))
+ for lib_path in lib_paths:
existing_path = os.path.abspath(os.path.join(lib_path, "django"))
if os.path.exists(existing_path):
# We note the need for the warning here, but present it after the
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