[Distutils] [Python-Dev] At least one package management tool for 2.7

Darren Dale dsdale24 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 12:50:44 CET 2010


On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 6:26 AM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
> The open question is: do we want to include a full installer that
> takes care of installing / removing dependencies as well ?
>
> I think not. Pip already provides this feature on the top of distutils
> (and distutils2 later I guess) and is not hard to install on the top
> of Python.

Is pip able to determine and install dependencies recursively, like
easy_install does? Or is it up to the requested package to it specify
its dependencies (and its dependencies dependencies) in a pip
requirements file that is distributed separately?

Darren


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