[Python-Dev] Backporting ensurepip to 2.7, Which commands to install?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Oct 4 02:31:51 CEST 2014

That is copying the (alt)install targets of Python's own Makefile, and I
think those are exactly right.
On Oct 3, 2014 3:07 PM, "Donald Stufft" <donald at stufft.io> wrote:

> I'm working on the backport of ensurepip to Python 2.7, and I realized that
> I'm not sure which commands to install. Right now by default pip (outside
> of
> the context of ensurepip) will install pip, pip2, and pip2.7 if installed
> in
> Python 2.7. In Python 3's ensurepip we modified it so that it would install
> pip3, and pip3.4, but *not* pip if it was an "install", and only pip3.4 if
> it
> was an "alt install".
> My question is, does this behavior make sense for ensurepip in 2.7? Or
> should
> it also install the "pip" command if it is an "install"?
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