Replace pip installed package with latest git version?

Alec Taylor alec.taylor6 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 19:11:40 CEST 2011


Thanks, uninstalling first worked.

:D

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 3:06 AM, Micky Hulse <mickyhulse.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Micky Hulse <mickyhulse.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Not sure if you got an answer yet, but this is how I would do it:
>> sudo pip install --upgrade
>> git+git://github.com/jedie/python-creole.git#egg=python-creole
>
> Having read your message more closely, it sounds like you did not
> install the package originally form github? If that's the case, I
> don't think using --upgrade will be of any help. Sorry 'bout that.
>
> I suppose you would have to uninstall the original PIP version:
>
> sudo pip uninstall egg-name.egg (or just the package name)
>
> ... and then:
>
> sudo pip install -e
> git+git://github.com/jedie/python-creole.git#egg=python-creole
>
> Although, I am not sure if that is the best way to do it.
>
> Crawling back into my hole now. :)
>
> Micky
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