Sounds good, thanks.
So I'll suggest adding the method mentioned in Paul's code as a promised
API, either as pip.install or otherwise. `pip.main(['install', 'boltons'])` is
not the clearest it can get.
On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 2:02 AM David Mertz <me...@gnosis.cx> wrote:
> >>> import pip
> >>> pip.main(['install', 'boltons'])
> Requirement already satisfied (use --upgrade to upgrade): boltons in
> This is easy, short, and uses existing syntax and an existing module.
> Yes, I know technically the API isn't promised; I wouldn't object to making
> that API official. But PLEASE, no new syntax for doing this!
> Btw. On failure:
> >>> pip.main(['install', 'nonesuch'])
> Collecting nonesuch
> Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement nonesuch (from
> versions: )
> No matching distribution found for nonesuch
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 3:46 PM, אלעזר <elaz...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 1:40 AM Paul Moore <p.f.mo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 19 September 2016 at 23:13, אלעזר <elaz...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Alternative syntax might be that of import decorators
>>> > @from_pip("attrs")
>>> > import attr
>>> At which point you may as well just (insert disclaimer about "using
>>> pip's internal API isn't supported" here, and glossing over the fact
>>> that pip doesn't yet have an install function with this API) do
>>> import pip
>>> import attr
>> Please forgive me for my ignorance, but it doesn't work as written -
>> what's the actual method?
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