[IPython-dev] Accessing python 2 and python 3 from the same virtualenv

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 19:47:30 EST 2013

Hi Eric,

On 18 November 2013 16:34, Eric Matthes <ehmatthes at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there a straightforward way to do this? I don't want to have to
> maintain two separate virtualenv's, if possible.

Not really. A virtualenv is associated with a specific version of Python,
so if you want to use two versions of Python, you'll need two separate
virtualenvs. If you want to avoid the hassle of virtualenvs, you could just
use the system Python, and install packages with the --user flag.

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