[IPython-dev] Minimum virtualenv version for IPython development?

Tim Pitman tapitman11@gmail....
Tue Sep 24 01:35:39 CDT 2013


pip version with my virtualenv is 1.1


On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 8:48 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk@gmail.com> wrote:

> If anything, it would be a pip version - virtualenv is not involved in
> that command, but each version of virtualenv does embed a version of pip,
> which you can always upgrade after the fact. What is your pip version in
> the env?  For old pip, you may need to make a more explicit call, such as:
>
>     pip install -e git+file://$PWD#egg=ipython[notebook]
>
> In which case `python setup.py develop` might be simpler (though it won't
> bring in dependencies).
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Tim Pitman <tapitman11@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hey all,
>>
>> When using Python 2.7.5 built from source, and installing the latest
>> virtualenv, the following command from the IPython github page works fine:
>>
>> pip install -e ".[notebook]"
>>
>> However, when using Python 2.7.3 and virtualenv 1.7.1.2 from the Ubuntu
>> 12.04 repos, the pip installed by virtualenv (apparently 1.1) fails to
>> execute that command with the following message:
>>
>> --editable=.[notebook] should be formatted with svn+URL, git+URL, hg+URL
>> or bzr+UR
>>
>> Seems like that version of pip is missing some newer features? Actually I
>> haven't been able to find documention for the -e ".[notebook]" syntax on
>> the pip site. Apparently it installs all of the dependencies for the
>> "notebook" entry in setup.py?
>>
>> Basically my questions are:
>>
>> Is there a minimum version of virtualenv/pip required for developing
>> IPython?
>>
>> Is anyone developing off a system python from Ubuntu 12.04?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Tim
>>
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