[SciPy-User] Layering a virtualenv over EPD

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Sat Mar 10 16:24:46 CST 2012


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Den 10.03.2012 23:09, skrev Chris Withers:
> Hi All,
>
> I hope this is the right list.
>
> So, here's the problem I'm facing: I use EPD as my base python, but I
> have a bunch of projects that all have additional dependencies. For
> example, I may want to use a version of Pandas that's newer than the one
> that ships with my chosen version of EPD, and add some additional
> libraries that don't ship with EPD.
>
> Okay, so I worry that the advice may be "well just install stuff into
> EPD with pip or easy_install". I don't want to do that, just because I
> need a newer version of Pandas for one project, doesn't mean I want to
> have to make sure *all* my projects work with that new version, etc.
>
> So, I tried to wrap a virtualenv around epd:
>
> epd-python virtualenv.py mytestenv
>
> ...and then install new pandas and other stuff:
>
> mytestenv/bin/python easy_install -U pandas
>
> ...but now, how would I start ipython using that virutalenv?
>
> I tried just running "ipython", but of course, that doesn't include the
> virtualenv.
>
> I tried activating the virtualenv and then running ipython, but it still
> doesn't include anything installed in the virtualenv.
>
> So, how should I do this?
>
> Chris
>



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