[IPython-dev] Introduction to Contributing workshop (Python Sheffield)

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Wed Feb 29 14:02:56 CST 2012


On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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.

Understood.  I think for py2 use it's OK, but your poinnt about py3 is
100% valid, and given the need to run 2to3, I don't think there's a
way out of using 'install' for py3 then.

Cheers,

f


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