VirtualEnvs (venv) and Powershell

eryk sun eryksun at
Sat Apr 1 19:45:59 EDT 2017

On Sat, Apr 1, 2017 at 12:03 AM, Carl Caulkett <carl.caulkett at> wrote:
> I've just started to investigate VirtualEnvironments as a means of
> preventing my 3rd party code becoming chaotic. I've discovered that
> venv's can be managed quite effectively using Powershell. When
> Activate.ps1 is run, the PowerShell changes to indicate that the venv
> is active which is nice. However despite the official documention,
> there doesn't seem to be a corresponding Deactivate.ps1. There is a
> deactivate.bat but that doesn't appear to switch the paths back to
> their pre-env state.

Please read the contents of Activate.ps1. The way the `deactivate`
function works should be obvious.

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