Egg deinstallation

excord80 excord80 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 00:55:07 CET 2009


On Jan 12, 9:36 am, mk <mrk... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I googled and googled and can't seem to find the definitive answer: how
> to *properly* deinstall egg? Just delete the folder and/or .py and .pyc
> files from Lib/site-packages? Would that break anything in Python
> installation or not?

As an aside, note that there's no automated way to uninstall (for
exmaple, like doing "aptitude purge" or "make uninstall"). It's a
known problem with setuptools/eggs/easy_install/whatever.

Dunno if pip [1] yet solves this problem or not.

http://pip.openplans.org/



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