[Python-Dev] cpython: Issue #15283: Updated pyvenv documentation to expand on activation.

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jul 9 11:14:15 CEST 2012

On Mon,  9 Jul 2012 10:25:58 +0200 (CEST)
vinay.sajip <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> +
> +   Common installation tools such as ``distribute`` and ``pip`` work as
> +   expected with venvs - i.e. when a venv is active, they install Python
> +   packages into the venv without needing to be told to do so explicitly.

Not exactly. They will do so if you *install* them in the venv. A
system-wide distribute or pip, AFAIK, will still install packages into
the system-wide locations.

Also, I wonder why you are duplicating the exact same docs in two files.
That's a maintenance burden.



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