[Python-ideas] High time for a builtin function to manage packages (simply)?

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 18:16:22 CEST 2015

On Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 2:27:08 PM UTC+5:30, Paul Moore wrote:
> In actual fact, if it weren't for the backward compatibility issues it
> would cause, I'd be tempted to argue that pip shouldn't provide any
> wrapper at all, and *only* offer "python -m pip" as a means of
> invoking it (precisely because it's so closely tied to the Python
> interpreter used to invoke it). But that's never going to happen and I
> don't intend it as a serious proposal.
> Paul
The amount of grief pip is currently causing is IMHO good reason to prefer 
incompatible changes that remove breakage to try-n-please-everyone and keep 

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