[Python-Dev] cpython (3.4): Issue #22295: Adopt 'python -m pip' as the preferred invocation
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Sep 6 14:27:28 CEST 2014
On Sat, 6 Sep 2014 12:40:19 +0200 (CEST)
nick.coghlan <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> The following command will install the latest version of a module and its
> dependencies from the Python Package Index::
> - pip install SomePackage
> + python -m pip install SomePackage
> +.. note::
> + For POSIX users (including Mac OS X and Linux users), the examples in
> + this guide assume the use of a :term:`virtual environment`.
Why not advocate --user instead? It is simpler than messing around with virtual
environments and will suffice for most use cases.
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