[Python-modules-team] Bug#551926: cannot be installed together with pip or pip-python

gregor herrmann gregoa at debian.org
Sun Mar 21 21:46:34 UTC 2010

On Sun, 21 Mar 2010 22:02:16 +0100, Carl Chenet wrote:

> I'm a new maintainer for the python-pip package and it would be great to
> solve this blocking issue.

Thanks for coming back to that issue, and we really should solve
> What about using python-pip for the executable of the python-pip package
> and using perl-pip for the executable of the pip package?

To be honest: Since the perl pip is older and Ian was considering a
rename to pypip [0] my hope was that we can leave the perl package
as-is and the python package would first change upstream and then in
Debian. (In general I see no advantage of changing two binaries in

CC'ing Ian to get an update on his point of view.


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