[Distutils] pip - installation of the latest stable version of package

Carl Meyer carl at oddbird.net
Wed Jul 24 19:10:45 CEST 2013

On 07/21/2013 01:38 PM, Piotr Dobrogost wrote:
> Does pip support installation of the latest _stable_ version of package
> (for all versions which adhere to PEP386)?
> Related - "Do not upload dev releases at PyPI" by Tarek Ziadé
> <http://ziade.org/2011/02/15/do-not-upload-dev-releases-at-pypi/>at
> http://ziade.org/2011/02/15/do-not-upload-dev-releases-at-pypi/
> <http://ziade.org/2011/02/15/do-not-upload-dev-releases-at-pypi/>

Yes. It's a new feature in the just-released pip 1.4; in fact it is now
the default behavior. See the top entry in the pip 1.4 changelog:


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