[Distutils] [venv] pip and virtualenv release candidates

Tres Seaver tres.seaver at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 17:45:58 CEST 2013

On 07/03/2013 01:28 AM, Marcus Smith wrote:
>     3) Older pip's can not currently upgrade distribute to setuptools
> (until distribute-0.7.3 is released on ~July-7th)
>          (for more upgrade details:
> http://www.pip-installer.org/en/latest/installing.html#requirements)

FWIW, the following works to update a distribute-baesd virtualenv to the
new setuptools / vr:

  $ bin/easy_install \
    --find-links https://bitbucket.org/pypa/setuptools/downloads/ \
    -U distribute


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