virtualenv wrecked my Django+modules install

alex23 wuwei23 at
Thu Jan 5 21:48:18 EST 2012

On Jan 6, 5:01 am, Alec Taylor <alec.tayl... at> wrote:
> Does this mean I need to install everything required by my project all
> over again? - If so, should I take a virtualenv approach (and what
> would the advantages be of doing so)?

Virtualenv should _never_ clobber any non-virtualenv installs, that's
the whole purpose of it.

> Not only could I not get Pinax running, but when I went back to work
> on my Satchmo-based project[...]

Did you de-activate the Pinax virtualenv before trying to work on your
other project? That's the only guess I have as to why you couldn't see
your original installation.

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