These are chat archives for ipython/ipython
pip install -e, it ends with "Successfully installed ipython-4.0.3".
pip uninstall ipython, it ends with "Successfully uninstalled ipython-4.2.0.dev0"
A story of distutils vs setuptools:
pip installuses the
python setup.py installignores it
pip installand python
setup.pyinstall see the manifest file .
install_headers. It is also possible that
python setup.py installignores is while pip install does not. (when using setuptools)