[Distutils] Pip 1.5.1 and Virtualenv 1.11.1 Released

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Tue Jan 21 05:07:29 CET 2014

I’ve just released pip 1.5.1 and virtualenv 1.11.1 which fixes a number of issues with 1.5 and 1.11 respectively. It is recommend that all users upgrade to these releases.

1.5.1 (2014-01-20)

* pip now only requires setuptools (any setuptools, not a certain version) when
  installing distributions from src (i.e. not from wheel). (Pull #1434).
* `get-pip.py` now installs setuptools, when it's not already installed (Pull
* Don't decode downloaded files that have a ``Content-Encoding`` header. (Pull
* Fix to correctly parse wheel filenames with single digit versions. (Pull
* If `--allow-unverified` is used assume it also means `--allow-external`. (Pull

1.11.1 (2014-01-20)

* Fixed an issue where pip and setuptools were not getting installed when using
  the ``--system-site-packages`` flag.
* Updated setuptools to fix an issue when installed with easy_install
* Fixed an issue with Python 3.4 and sys.stdout encoding being set to ascii
* Upgraded pip to v1.5.1
* Upgraded setuptools to v2.1

Donald Stufft
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