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We want COPIES in our Virtualenv (not OS dependent symlinks).

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cederom committed Feb 6, 2017
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@@ -35,12 +35,15 @@ Operating System Package Management.
project root (that is where `` is located). This location is important!
* If you work with [PyCharm IDE]( go to `Preferences / Project / Interpreter`
and use creator to make all work for you.
-* You can create Virtualenv from a Terminal:
+* You can create Virtualenv from a Terminal (`copies` will copy the
+files instead of creating symlinks, `clear` will clear the target directory
+if existed previously):
$ mkdir ../venv
-$ python3.6 -m venv ../venv/macos-python-3.6
+$ python3.6 -m venv --copies --clear ../venv/macos-python-3.6
$ ln -s macos-python-3.6 ../venv/default
* You can have multiple instances of virtualenv in `../venv` directory,
for instance when you develop on [MacOS](
and deploy on [FreeBSD](,

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