(added in 1.3)
The explicit executable or a pathname to the executable to be used to run easy_install for a specific version of Python installed in the system. For example
A Python library name
(added in 2.0)
The desired state of the library.
an optional virtualenv directory path to install into. If the virtualenv does not exist, it is created automatically
The command to create the virtual environment with. For example
Whether the virtual environment will inherit packages from the global site-packages directory. Note that if this setting is changed on an already existing virtual environment it will not have any effect, the environment must be deleted and newly created.
# Examples from Ansible Playbooks - easy_install: name: pip state: latest # Install Bottle into the specified virtualenv. - easy_install: name: bottle virtualenv: /webapps/myapp/venv
easy_installmodule can only install Python libraries. Thus this module is not able to remove libraries. It is generally recommended to use the pip module which you can first install using easy_install.
virtualenvparameter is specified.
This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.
This module is community maintained without core committer oversight.
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