[Distutils] Executable wrappers and upgrading pip (Was: Current status of PEP 439 (pip boostrapping))

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Sun Jul 14 19:06:57 CEST 2013

On Jul 14, 2013, at 1:03 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 14 July 2013 17:45, Steve Dower <Steve.Dower at microsoft.com> wrote:
> So unless the exe wrapper is changing with each version, I think the best way of handling this is to not force them to be replaced when they have not changed.
> Thanks. That sounds annoyingly complex (pretty much as I expected, though). My feeling is that I'd like to remove the exe wrapper altogether, and use a .py file. I need to check what issues there might be with that before recommending it, though.
> Paul
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Wouldn't a .py file make the command `pip.py`` and not ``pip`` ?

Donald Stufft
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