Comment 19 for bug 1290847

Ivo (teh-ivo) wrote :

What makes the situation with these wheels so much more drastic than what happens with python-virtualenv already?

https://packages.debian.org/sid/all/python-virtualenv/filelist

I don't understand why there needs to be an entire effort de-bundling and de-(re-?)-vendoring files and why this hasn't been applied to virtualenv as well?

With the `--without-ensurepip` flag on, the code is only used in isolated venvs, so it can't effect the system.