So, Python hacking friends...I need to work on an app that I'd normally install from pip and I have no clue at all how to actually iterate on this thing. Like, how do I set up a local environment properly? How do I get Python to read the local source and not the stuff installed via pip? A crusty old C hacker needs to know.
@roadriverrail Use python's builtin venv module to set up local environments for dev. https://packaging.python.org/guides/installing-using-pip-and-virtual-environments/#creating-a-virtual-environment
And use `pip install -e .` to install the package defined in the current directory. Technically . there can be any path or clonable got repo, but . is the most common.
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