Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 855495
Alias system pip CLI from pip-python to python-pip
Last modified: 2012-12-06 23:28:26 EST
To avoid a nameclash with perl-pip (I assume), the python-pip package installs the CLI as "pip-python" rather than as "pip".
By contrast, perl-pip uses the same name for both the package *and* the CLI.
The reversal in the Python version (package python-pip, CLI pip-python) seems unnecessarily confusing. It would be easier to remember if the CLI used the same order as the package.
Changed suggestion to aliasing, since an abrupt rename would break scripts that expect the reversed name on Fedora.
I guess that I hadn't really looked at the differences between perl-pip and python-pip all that much or noticed the discrepancy between the package and binary name.
I have a bunch of packaging work to do as soon as F18 alpha is released - I'll add the alias then and leave both of them for a couple of releases before phasing it out for F19 or F20.
python-pip-1.2.1-2.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing python-pip-1.2.1-2.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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python-pip-1.2.1-2.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.