On Sunday, May 18, 2014 5:47:05 AM UTC+5:30, Ned Batchelder wrote:
> On 5/17/14 7:53 PM, CM wrote:

> > If I want to switch my work from one computer to a new one, and I
> > have lots of various libraries installed on the original computer,
> > what's the best way to switch that all to the new computer?  I'm
> > hoping there is some simple way like just copying the
> > Python/Lib/site-packages folder, but I'm also guessing this isn't
> > sufficient. I was hoping I wouldn't have to just one-by-one
> > install all of those libraries again on the newer computer.

> > I probably want to develop on BOTH these computers for the time
> > being, too.  One is at home and one is at a "remote site"/secret
> > lair.  And then I'll be doing it again when I buy a newer computer
> > at some point.

> Make a list of the packages you need.  Put it in a file called 
> requirements.txt.  Then install them with:
>      $ pip install -r requirements.txt
> Keep that file up-to-date as you add new requirements.

What about things installed at a lower level than pip, eg apt-get?

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