[Python-ideas] Looking for input to help with the pip situation

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 03:22:12 EST 2017

On 15 November 2017 at 16:13, Steve Barnes <gadgetsteve at live.co.uk> wrote:

>   - "pip -X[.Y][-32|-64] operation ..." tries to find a python matching
> -X[.Y][-32|-64] and if it succeeds executes "python -m pip operation
> ..." with that python, (if it doesn't find a matching python is should
> fail with a sensible error message and possibly list the valid python
> specifiers).

This is a genuinely interesting option, especially as `pipenv` has already
implemented a feature somewhat akin to this:

`pipenv` also allows `pipenv --two` and `pipenv --three` when setting up
your initial virtual environment.


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