[Distutils] PEP 439 and pip bootstrap updated

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Thu Jul 11 00:00:59 CEST 2013

On Jul 10, 2013, at 5:39 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:

> 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.
> +1
> -Barry
> _______________________________________________
> Distutils-SIG maillist  -  Distutils-SIG at python.org
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/distutils-sig

As long as the non -m way exists so I don't have to use it D:

Donald Stufft
PGP: 0x6E3CBCE93372DCFA // 7C6B 7C5D 5E2B 6356 A926 F04F 6E3C BCE9 3372 DCFA

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 841 bytes
Desc: Message signed with OpenPGP using GPGMail
URL: <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/attachments/20130710/3107b439/attachment.pgp>

More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list