[Distutils] The future of invoking pip

Chris Barker - NOAA Federal chris.barker at noaa.gov
Thu Nov 12 21:09:23 EST 2015

 > If we waved our hands and were able to magically make Python package
> management perfect, what would that look like?

well, I think the command would be:

python install package_name

I know there are good reasons to keep package installer development out of
core, but if have ensurepip-- we could do this.


Would that kind of discussion even be valuable?

On Tue, Nov 10, 2015, 6:22 PM Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

I totally get why people dislike the ergonomics of 'python -m pip',
but we can also acknowledge that it does solve a real technical
problem: it strictly reduces the number of things that can go wrong,
in a tool that's down at the base of the stack.

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