[python-uk] easy_install pip won't work, am concerned Ministry of Packaging may chase after me.

Jon Ribbens jon+python-uk at unequivocal.co.uk
Thu Apr 1 03:39:01 CEST 2010

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 10:14:50PM +0100, Ed Stafford wrote:
>    Mike,
>    Glad it worked for you. Although the Ubuntu team does a fine job of
>    package management I'm still a bit hesitant to use their python packages.
>    It's easy enough using vanilla python to get everything you need going. In
>    the future you can do the following just as easily.
>    `wget [1]http://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/ez_setup.py`
>    `sudo python ez_setup.py`
>    `sudo easy_install pip virtualenv virtualenvwrapper`

I strongly advise not using easy_install, it's awful.

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