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

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 10:06:30 CEST 2015

On 9 September 2015 at 23:40, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> It sounds like this is another place where in the short term, it would
> help a lot of pip at startup took a peek at $PATH and issued some
> warnings or errors if it detected the most common types of
> misconfiguration? (E.g. the first python/python3 in $PATH does not
> match the one being used to run pip.)

People (including the pip devs) have talked about this type of thing
before. To my knowledge no-one has actually implemented it. Care to
provide a PR for this?


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