[Numpy-discussion] ANNOUNCE: ETS 3.2.0 Released
gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Thu Jun 4 16:16:34 EDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 11:03:36AM -0700, Ariel Rokem wrote:
> I have a question - how do I go about uninstalling my previous version of
> the ETS? A more general question to anyone - what's the right way of
> uninstalling any old python package? In the past, I have been advised to
> go in and run "rm -rf" on the directory inside my site-packages directory
> (and remove stuff from "easy-install.pth"?),
That's the right way to do it.
> but in the case of ETS, I am not even sure which directories in
> there belong to ETS.
This is a real problem that has not been addressed so far.
> Is there some elegant way of uninstalling python packages?
Not when they have been installed with setuptools, AFAIK. You need to
keep track of what dependency installed what. A proposal is out to
However, I am not sure how this will address the concern of installing a
chain of dependencies brought by one package.
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