[Python-ideas] install pip packages from Python prompt

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 02:50:36 EDT 2017

On 3 November 2017 at 02:22, Ivan Levkivskyi <levkivskyi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just another random idea: What about simply having two menu items in IDLE:
> * Install/update package manager
> * Open package manager
> The first one will install the pipgui from PyPI (and pip if not already
> installed).
> The second one will run the GUI.
> This way it looks like pipgui can be simply published on PyPI without
> special-casing at all, or am I missing something?

This would also deal with the case where "ensurepip" hadn't been run
at install time for some reason.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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