[Python-Dev] PEP 453 Round 4 - Explicit bootstrapping of pip in Python installations

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Sep 19 15:50:44 CEST 2013

Le Thu, 19 Sep 2013 09:27:24 -0400,
Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> a écrit :
> We've updated PEP453 based on some of the early feedback we've gotten
> from -dev and Martin.
> Major changes:
> * Removal of the option to fetch pip from PyPI in order not to modify
> the trust model of the Python installers
> * Consequently rename the model from ``getpip`` to ``extractpip``

"ensurepip" ?

What happens if there is already a higher pip version installed?
I suppose "extractpip" doesn't do anything in that case?

(sorry, perhaps it's mentioned in the PEP and I haven't seen it.
The PEP has become so long that I've only skimmed through it.)



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