[Numpy-discussion] Proposal: stop supporting 'setup.py install'; start requiring 'pip install .' instead

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Tue Oct 27 02:08:07 EDT 2015

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 11:03 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> I gave it a shot the other day. Pip keeps a record of the path to the repo
> and in order to cleanup I needed to search out the file and delete the repo
> path. There is probably a better way to do that, but it didn't strike me as
> less troublesome than ` python setup.py install --local`.

Sorry, what did you "give a shot", and what problem did it create?
What does `setup.py install --local` do? (it doesn't seem to be
mentioned in `setup.py install --help`.)


Nathaniel J. Smith -- http://vorpus.org

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