py-pip usage

Joshua Root jmr at
Mon Mar 28 03:45:11 PDT 2016

Mark Brethen wrote:
> How is the py-pip port used to install python packages and where are they installed? Is this advisable?

You use it just as described in the pip documentation[1]. By default the 
packages go to the same place as a normal distutils install, which is 
not a good idea since that's also where modules installed as ports go. 
If you don't use a virtualenv, at least use the --user option or specify 
a custom directory.

- Josh

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