On 10/30/2014 7:30 AM, "Martin v.
It might. Thanks for that information.
Most likely, OneGet won't replace pip/PyPI, any more than apt or yum
does; but it may be worth having Python itself available that way.
That might simply mean having someone package up Python and put it on
an appropriate server, or maybe python.org could end up hosting a
Python is already available in Chocolatey:
Given that OneGet intends to support Chocolatey as a repository,
it might just work already. All python.org would have to guarantee
is stable URLs for the Python msi files.
Poking around the link, I discover a weirdness: the claim that the
package to install 32-bit Python on 64-bit systems is different than
installing the 32-bit Python on 32-bit systems. While the
instructions are explicit on what to do inside the chocolatey
environment for all 3 cases (the third being 64-bit install on
64-bit systems), I'm baffled as to why there is a difference,
because there isn't when downloading 32-bit Python from
And there is a weird reference to chocolatey's -x86 parameter, and
the explanation seems to be that chocolatey has provision for
installing 32-bit or 64-bit packages on 64-bit systems, but that
the way Python is included in chocolatey, that provision can't be
used. Sounds very strange, like whoever set this up either didn't
understand Python, or didn't understand chocolatey, or there is some
limitation to the chocolatey implementation of 32-bit vs 64-bit
Maybe if I understand chocolatey, this wouldn't seem so weird.