[Distutils] Canonical Repo URL: Make "pip install -e foo" work

Thomas Güttler guettliml at thomas-guettler.de
Tue Mar 21 11:43:05 EDT 2017

Am 21.03.2017 um 14:35 schrieb Leonardo Rochael Almeida:
> Hi Thomas,
> Besides figuring out where the repo url is, you have a second problem to solve:
> The command `pip install -e some/path` already has something unpacked/checked-out in `some/path` to install in development mode.
> In which folder would the command `pip install -e some.project` unpack/checkout `some.project`?

Up to now I never specified a directory.

I used "pip install -e git+https://...#egg=foo" already very often.

Up to now pip cloned the git repo into a directory called "src".

  Thomas Güttler


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