virtualenv problem

alex23 wuwei23 at
Fri Jul 26 02:47:07 CEST 2013

On 25/07/2013 11:48 PM, D. Xenakis wrote:
> I think there is something wrong with the installation because when i run through idle the virtual-env scripts located in "C:\Python33\Scripts" then i get the following..

virtualenv is intended to be a command line tool, so running it through 
idle is your first problem :)

> You must provide a DEST_DIR

The error you're receiving seems pretty explicit.

Generally, you would go to, say, a projects folder and type at the 
command line:

     C:\Projects> virtualenv my-new-project
     C:\Projects> cd my-new-project
     C:\Projects\my-new-project> Scripts\activate.bat

This will create & enable your virtualenv sandbox.

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