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Don't follow symlinks when uninstalling files #2552
I'm developing a packaging tool that, among other things, symlinks things into site-packages for development installs (i.e. similar to
I could have fixed this in
More broadly, though, there are various ways that someone could end up with symlinks present - the situation described in #40 was caused by something completely different, and I have created symlinks other ways as well. It would be nice if pip could avoid messing them up.