“pip -t”: A simple and transparent alternative to virtualenv

“Often, virtualenv is overkill for the basic task of installing project dependencies and keeping them isolated. We present a simple alternative consisting of:

  1. adding ./.pip to your PYTHONPATH
  2. using pip install -t .pip to install modules locally
  3. executing python from your project’s root directory…”

http://blog.zoomeranalytics.com/pip-install-t/

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