[IPython-dev] Introduction to Contributing workshop (Python Sheffield)
Wed Feb 29 13:57:17 CST 2012
On 29 February 2012 19:46, Fernando Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> quick question: isn't it easier to run 'setup.py develop' than
> 'install' in the venv? I don't use venv for ipython development and
> instead run straight from the git repo, so I'm not sure. But my
> understanding was that this would help people shorten the edit/test
> cycle by not requiring re-installation in the venv after any changes.
I never use 'setup.py develop' myself, and I'm never entirely sure how it
works (some symlinking, I guess), so went with what I knew. Also, I know it
doesn't work when using Python 3 via the 2to3 install step, and I wanted to
keep things consistent.
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