Is there a Python Version Manager?

Kushal Kumaran kushal.kumaran+python at
Mon Oct 4 06:12:23 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 8:39 AM, TerryP <bigboss1964 at> wrote:
> Having STFW and come up empty, I'm wondering if anyone knows if there
> is an analogue to the Ruby Version Manager <http://
>> in the Python world? rvm is essentially a
> tool that can install several Ruby implementations side by side and
> easily hot swap them in your shell session. Check a few pages of their
> website and you will get the idea. In the python world, the closest I
> have seen to rvm, are tools that just archive a (C)Python distribution
> around your project. Not what I need.

Is virtualenv what you need?

> <snip>


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