[IPython-User] a question about multiple versions of ipython

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Tue Feb 7 15:45:11 CST 2012

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 13:42, Comer Duncan <comer.duncan@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have ipython .12 installed on my mac laptop and am using a lot on a
> project.  It is quite a useful tool.
> I am wanting to also have installed the development version, but also
> want to have .12 installed and safe.  I looked at the instructions for
> installing the development version but it seems that if I do that I
> will overwrite the current 0.12. Since I need 0.12 for my project I
> definitely want to keep it safe but I also really want to be able to
> pull occasionally the development version.  Can you guys please tell
> me how to have both say .12 and .13-development happily installed but
> not clobbering each other?

virtual-env is a popular solution for having more than one version of a
package installed, and works fine with IPython.

> Sorry if this is a naive question. Just want to be safe and am not
> really sure what I am doing.
> Thanks for your help.
> Comer
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