[Distutils] Pip 10.0 has been released
wes.turner at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 09:17:43 EDT 2018
On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Thomas Kluyver <thomas at kluyver.me.uk> wrote:
> Thanks and congratulations to everyone who has worked on pip!
> On Sat, Apr 14, 2018, at 1:47 PM, Paul Moore wrote:
> > On behalf of the PyPA, I am pleased to announce that pip 10.0 has just
> > been released. This release has been the culmination of many months of
> > work by the community.
> > To install pip 10.0, you can run
> > python -m pip install --upgrade pip
> > or use get-pip, as described in
> > https://pip.pypa.io/en/latest/installing. If you are using a version
> > of pip supplied by your distribution vendor, vendor-supplied upgrades
> > will be available in due course (or you can use pip 10 in a virtual
> > environment).
> > (One minor issue with using get-pip on Windows - when you download
> > get-pip.py, rename it to something that doesn't include "pip" in the
> > name, such as "gp.py", as the standard name triggers a check in pip
> > that aborts the run - this is being tracked in
> > https://github.com/pypa/pip/issues/5219).
> > Highlights of the new release:
> > * Python 2.6 is no longer supported - if you need pip on Python 2.6,
> > you should stay on pip 9, which is the last version to support Python
> > 2.6.
> > * Support for PEP 518, which allows projects to specify what packages
> > they require in order to build from source. (PEP 518 support is
> > currently limited, with full support coming in future versions - see
> > the documentation for details).
> > * Significant improvements in Unicode handling for non-ASCII locales on
> > * A new "pip config" command.
> > * The default upgrade strategy has become "only-if-needed"
> > * Many bug fixes and minor improvements.
> > In addition, the previously announced reorganisation of pip's
> > internals has now taken place. Unless you are the author of code that
> > imports the pip module (or a user of such code), this change will not
> > affect you. If you are affected, please report the issue to the author
> of the
> > offending code (refer them to
> > https://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2017-October/031642.html
> > for the details of the announcement).
> > Thanks to everyone who put so much effort into the new release. Many
> > of the contributions came from community members, whether in the form
> > of code, participation in design discussions, or bug reports. The pip
> > development team is extremely grateful to everyone in the community
> > for their contributions.
> > Thanks,
> > Paul
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