[Python-ideas] venv *is* provided in the standard Python install on Debian/Ubuntu

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 03:14:11 EST 2017

On 13 November 2017 at 17:46, Stephan Houben <stephanh42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2017-11-13 3:32 GMT+01:00 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>:
>> So technically it's ensurepip that's broken by default, but that
>> translates to venv also being broken by default.
>> I haven't worked out what the actual steps needed to fix it are
> On Debian, ensurepip  is in the python3.5-venv package.
> https://packages.debian.org/stretch/amd64/python3.5-venv/filelist

Thanks! I've tweaked the ncoghlan/debian-python Dockerfile to install
that in addition to the base Python package (as well as finally
enabling automatic rebuilds of that image whenever the base Debian
image updates).


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

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