Review Request: allow PYTHON_SITE_PACKAGES_DIR be set from cmake's command line

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Apr 11 20:46:30 BST 2009

Marcos Dione wrote:
>    I could complicate it a bit, at least for a first shot. still not
>trying to do all the magic in [1], I could make it install in:
>    * python's site-packages.
>    * your proposed path, except for the PyKDE4 part (this also applies
>to plasma stuff).
>    * the one specified using -DPYTHON_SITE_PACKAGES_DIR.
>    we could make the first the default, making the work of packagers
>easier, and enabling the second with something like
>-DPYTHON_LIBS_WITH_KDE_LIBS. or we could make the second the default,
>more obvious for those setting the CMAKE_PREFIX_DIR and specting it to
>be honored by the whole install process, and enabling the fisrt with
>-DPYTHON_LIBS_IN_PYTHON_SITE_PACKAGES. and the third as told. all this
>with the proper doc somewhere in kdelibs, kdebase and kdebindings; the
>latter two the only (as of today) affected modules.

Please do that without modifying FindPythonLibraries.cmake. You can choose 
a different name for the variable instead of reusing the one from the 

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