[Distutils] Module Installation Issues

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 11:11:12 EDT 2016

On 14 September 2016 at 22:27, Marius Gedminas <marius at gedmin.as> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 06:55:49PM -0400, Donald Stufft wrote:
>> >>> pip install
>> And print a better error message that gives a better indication about what’s gone wrong besides a SyntaxError?
> This way you could also make
>   >>> exit
> work like people expect it to work, without the ().

That's never going to happen, as aside from some additional builtins,
the default REPL will always work the same way as non-interactive


P.S. It's also entirely unrelated to the current discussion, as it's
not a SyntaxError, it's a valid reference to the exit builtin injected
by the site module.

Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list