Using virtualenv to bypass sudoer issues

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Mon Feb 10 11:06:31 CET 2014


Thank you all for you insights.

I'll probably go with virtualenv, I'll be able to distribute it among the team.
There's still one point worrying me though:
We're doing a lot a remote execution. We're using "execnet" http://codespeak.net/execnet/, and I'm not sure it can be compatible with virtualenv. execnet working at the "python level" I don't see how I can execute shell stuff before.

I had a look at fabric http://docs.fabfile.org/en/1.8/, and it looks like it can handle virtual env (anyone confirm?).

Has someone already successfully remotely activated a venv then execute a python scripts within that env, getting back the stdout/stderr ?

I'm afraid right now that switching to venv would mean switching from execnet to fabric as well (I hate redoing stuff that works :-/ ).

JM  


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