[Distutils] pip freeze not reporting pip or wsgiref

Chris Jerdonek chris.jerdonek at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 18:18:00 CEST 2015

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 4:20 AM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> A couple of buglets I've noticed while using picky in anger:
> 1. pip freeze doesn't include a line for pip itself, why is that?
> 2. pip freeze doesn't include packages provided by the standard libary (ie:
> wsgiref), even if they're explicitly specified in requirements.txt.
> What's the pip developers view of both of the above? Is this still the right
> forum to discuss these things?

There is some discussion about both of these issues here:

#1570: "pip freeze/list should filter out 'argparse' for python > 2.6"

#1610: Do not exclude legitimately installed packages from pip freeze


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