[Python-Dev] Distutils and Distribute roadmap (and some words on Virtualenv, Pip)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Oct 8 18:28:52 CEST 2009

Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger <at> gmail.com> writes:
> This is needing to install multiple versions and use the newly installed
> version for testing.

What you're missing is that having separate environments has a virtue of
cleanliness, understandability and robustness that a multiple-versioned solution
doesn't have. While the technical merits are debatable I'm sure some people
definitely prefer to manage a virtualenv-based version.



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