[Baypiggies] using virtualenv

Simeon Franklin simeonf at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 01:53:15 CET 2009

On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 10:48 AM,  <baypiggies-request at python.org> wrote:
> From: Benjamin Sergeant <bsergean at gmail.com>
> $ svn co /path/to/my/project
> $ cd my/project
> $ virtualenv pyenv
> New python executable in pyenv/bin/python
> Installing setuptools............done.
> $ pip install -E pyenv ply
> Downloading/unpacking ply
>  Downloading ply-3.2.tar.gz (139Kb): 139Kb downloaded
>  Running setup.py egg_info for package ply
> Installing collected packages: ply
>  Running setup.py install for ply
> Successfully installed ply
> $ export PATH=pyenv/bin:$PATH

I'm glad you're trying out pip! Any particular reason not to use the
built-in "activate" command?

I also didn't mention in my presentation (since I was kind of rushing)
but Doug Hellman (who writes the excellent "Python Module of the Week"
series) wrote a shell script tool to manage many virtual envs. See


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