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

Paul Tagliamonte paultag at debian.org
Thu Sep 19 15:50:25 CEST 2013

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 11:48:49PM +1000, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> That's OK, especially if running "pip" recommends installing "python-pip" and
> "pyvenv" and "extractpip" are also separated out so that running "pyvenv"
> recommends installing a suitable package that depends on both Python and
> "python-pip".

Sounds sane to me!

> We can add that to the PEP as an alternative approach for redistributors to
> take that still offers a reasonable end-user experience.

That'd really be great, and I'm sure it'd cut off the small bit of
concern some Debian-folk have about this stuff :)


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