[IPython-dev] Trouble installing latest IPython 2.0 on Mac

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Fri Feb 14 16:09:43 EST 2014

On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:

> Or an iPython specific thing?
> Both ;-). We had some problems with setup.py develop - namely that if you
> try to use it for both Python 2 and Python 3, you can only have working
> scripts with one of them.

fair enough -- has this been discussed on the distutils list? IT seem
sothers would like this functionality.

 (e.g. it may not work on Windows),

Probably not, if it involves symlinks....

> but if other projects want to borrow it, they're welcome to - the
> implementation is a few small classes starting here:
> https://github.com/ipython/ipython/blob/master/setupbase.py#L394

cool, thanks.



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