[Distutils] "pip install -e ." vs. "python setup.py develop"

Noah Kantrowitz noah at coderanger.net
Sun Apr 13 22:08:42 CEST 2014

On Apr 11, 2014, at 1:29 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:

> On 07/04/2014 04:05, Noah Kantrowitz wrote:
>> You should recommend using pip for it, mostly because as you said that will work even with packages that don't use setuptools :-) It also is required when doing a develop install with extras, though that requires a slightly more verbose syntax due to a bug in pip.
> What's the syntax?

pip install -e file:///path/to/thing[one,two]


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