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

Mike MacCana mike.maccana at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 19:41:17 CEST 2010

On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 10:51 AM, John Pinner <funthyme at gmail.com> wrote:

> The issue with using the Python utils is that they do not play with the
> distibution's package management. For example, they do not cooperate over
> dependencies, nor provide a clean uninstall. No self-respecting sysadmin
> would dream of using them, simply because they are independent of the
> system's package management ( eg apt or yum).

Exactly - that's why I'm interested in virtualenv in the first place - my
apps are contained and separate from both each other and the OS.

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