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bpo-25427: Remove pyvenv (GH-5962)

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brettcannon committed Apr 20, 2018
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@@ -62,11 +62,6 @@ Key terms
of the mailing list used to coordinate Python packaging standards
development).

.. deprecated:: 3.6
``pyvenv`` was the recommended tool for creating virtual environments for
Python 3.3 and 3.4, and is `deprecated in Python 3.6
<https://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/3.6.html#deprecated-features>`_.

.. versionchanged:: 3.5
The use of ``venv`` is now recommended for creating virtual environments.

@@ -23,10 +23,6 @@ independent set of installed Python packages in its site directories.

See :pep:`405` for more information about Python virtual environments.

.. note::
The ``pyvenv`` script has been deprecated as of Python 3.6 in favor of using
``python3 -m venv`` to help prevent any potential confusion as to which
Python interpreter a virtual environment will be based on.


Creating virtual environments
@@ -111,6 +111,9 @@ Deprecated
Removed
=======

* The ``pyvenv`` script has been removed in favor of ``python3.8 -m venv``
to help eliminate confusion as to what Python interpreter the ``pyvenv``
script is tied to. (Contributed by Brett Cannon in :issue:`25427`.)


Porting to Python 3.8
@@ -67,7 +67,6 @@ installunixtools:
pydoc3 \
python3 \
python3-config \
pyvenv \
; \
do \
rm -f $${fn} ; \
@@ -118,7 +117,6 @@ altinstallunixtools:
pydoc$(VERSION) \
python$(VERSION) \
python$(LDVERSION)-config \
pyvenv-$(VERSION) \
; \
do \
rm -f $${fn} ;\
@@ -1217,8 +1217,6 @@ bininstall: altbininstall
(cd $(DESTDIR)$(BINDIR); $(LN) -s pydoc$(VERSION) pydoc3)
-rm -f $(DESTDIR)$(BINDIR)/2to3
(cd $(DESTDIR)$(BINDIR); $(LN) -s 2to3-$(VERSION) 2to3)
-rm -f $(DESTDIR)$(BINDIR)/pyvenv
(cd $(DESTDIR)$(BINDIR); $(LN) -s pyvenv-$(VERSION) pyvenv)
if test "x$(LIPO_32BIT_FLAGS)" != "x" ; then \
rm -f $(DESTDIR)$(BINDIR)/python3-32$(EXE); \
(cd $(DESTDIR)$(BINDIR); $(LN) -s python$(VERSION)-32$(EXE) python3-32$(EXE)) \
@@ -0,0 +1,3 @@
Remove the pyvenv script in favor of ``python3 -m venv`` in order to lower
confusion as to what Python interpreter a virtual environment will be
created for.
@@ -8,9 +8,6 @@
<Component Id="Tools_scripts_pydoc3.py" Directory="Tools_scripts" Guid="*">
<File Id="Tools_scripts_pydoc3.py" Name="pydoc3.py" Source="!(bindpath.src)Tools\scripts\pydoc3" />
</Component>
<Component Id="Tools_scripts_pyvenv.py" Directory="Tools_scripts" Guid="*">
<File Id="Tools_scripts_pyvenv.py" Name="pyvenv.py" Source="!(bindpath.src)Tools\scripts\pyvenv" />
</Component>
</ComponentGroup>
</Fragment>
<Fragment>

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@@ -2291,7 +2291,7 @@ def copy_scripts(self):
newoutfiles = []
newupdated_files = []
for filename in outfiles:
if filename.endswith(('2to3', 'pyvenv')):
if filename.endswith('2to3'):
newfilename = filename + fullversion
else:
newfilename = filename + minoronly
@@ -2359,7 +2359,7 @@ def main():
# check the PyBuildScripts command above, and change the links
# created by the bininstall target in Makefile.pre.in
scripts = ["Tools/scripts/pydoc3", "Tools/scripts/idle3",
"Tools/scripts/2to3", "Tools/scripts/pyvenv"]
"Tools/scripts/2to3"]
)

# --install-platlib

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