List of "python -m" tools

alex23 wuwei23 at
Thu Jan 15 05:16:10 CET 2015

On 14/01/2015 7:33 PM, Albert-Jan Roskam wrote:
> You say "Python 2.7.9 and 3.x comes with an easy way to install pip. Run python -m ensurepip and pypi is at your service." .
> But here it says that "This module does not access the internet. All of the components needed to bootstrap pip are included as internal parts of the package." So pypi is not involved, right?

The original comment doesn't mean that PyPI is involved in the 
installation, but that installing it allows for packages to be installed 
via PyPI. Obviously that isn't true if you're not net-enabled, but pip 
can still handy for installing local packages.

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