[SciPy-User] Layering a virtualenv over EPD

David Warde-Farley wardefar@iro.umontreal...
Sat Mar 10 19:17:56 CST 2012

On 2012-03-10, at 5:45 PM, Robert Kern wrote:

>> Okay, but how do I do that without having to build the whole of ipython
>> myself?
> The best way to use IPython in your virtualenv is to install it in
> your virtualenv. It's easy.

To add to what Robert said, there's not a lot to "build" in IPython, if anything at all.

EPD provides all the compiled extensions that are dependencies/optional dependencies, like pyzmq. "easy_install ipython" or "python setup.py install" from a decompressed source package should take seconds.

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