[IPython-dev] Easy Installation

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Sun Jun 10 20:23:18 CDT 2012


On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 6:20 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree that package management itself is something we don't want to
> get tied up in, but I think making a simple interface to existing
> tools is within our scope. The interface is (hopefully) the easy bit
> of package management.

I guess the question is, given that IPython already makes it very easy to type

!pip whatever

!easy_install whatever

%%bash
wget ppyi/something
tar xzf something
python setup.py install --user


I'm not 100% sure we want to write any new code that simply wraps
those things.  But perhaps we do...


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