[Distutils] PEP 439 and pip bootstrap updated

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Jul 10 23:39:42 CEST 2013

On Jul 10, 2013, at 09:50 PM, Paul Moore wrote:

>I think "python -m pip" should be the canonical form (used in
>documentation, examples, etc). The unittest module has taken this route, as
>has timeit. Traditionally, python-dev have been lukewarm about the -m
>interface, but its key advantage is that it bypasses all the issues around
>versioned executables, cross-platform issues, the general dreadfulness of
>script wrappers on Windows, etc, in one fell swoop.


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