[Python-Dev] In-Python virtualisation and packaging

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jun 13 14:57:36 CEST 2011

On Mon, 13 Jun 2011 11:47:33 +0000 (UTC)
Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> $ python3.3 -m virtualize /tmp/venv
> $ source /tmp/venv/bin/activate.sh
> $ pysetup3 install Mako
> and so on. A log of early experiments, which seems reasonably promising, is at
> [4].
> Do people agree that it may be fitting, proper and timely to bring
> virtualisation into Python, and are there any fundamental flaws anyone can see
> with the approach used?

This sounds really great, and definitely needs a PEP so that we can ask
many questions :)

As a side-note, I think calling it "virtualization" is a recipe for



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