Bug#551926: bug #551926: python-pip and pip: error when trying to install together

Cyril Brulebois kibi at debian.org
Mon Nov 30 03:02:13 UTC 2009

Jonathan Yu <jonathan.i.yu at gmail.com> (29/11/2009):
> An alternative arrangement I'd be open to is: /usr/bin/pip points to
> a sh script, which tells the user that `pip' has been renamed to
> perl-pip and python-pip in Debian. This way, neither pip gets the
> /usr/bin/pip name.

Mentioning $LANG in the binary is the way to go. Bonus points if
obfuscated. What about pip, pipp, and ppip? Then, you even get room
for php!

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