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README: expand git install, explain --user/venv install options

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warner committed Sep 13, 2017
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@@ -51,6 +51,23 @@ Received file written to
```$ pip install magic-wormhole```
You either want to do this into a "user" environment (putting the
``wormhole`` executable in ``~/.local/bin/wormhole``) like this:
pip install --user magic-wormhole
or put it into a virtualenv, to avoid modifying the system python's
libraries, like this:
virtualenv venv
source venv/bin/activate
pip install magic-wormhole
You probably *don't* want to use ``sudo`` when you run ``pip``.
### OS X
@@ -208,7 +225,8 @@ PAKE phase. See `src/wormhole/cli/` for examples.
To set up Magic Wormhole for development, you will first need to
install [virtualenv][].
Once you've done that, `cd` into the root of the repository and run:
Once you've done that, ``git clone`` the repo, ``cd`` into the root of the
repository, and run:
virtualenv venv
@@ -226,6 +244,9 @@ virtualenv, run:
pip install -e .[dev]
While the virtualenv is active, running ``wormhole`` will get you the
development version.
### Running Tests

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