install_python: Install Python

Description Usage Arguments Details

View source: R/install-python.R

Description

Download and install Python, using the pyenv. and pyenv-win projects.

Usage

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Arguments

version

The version of Python to install.

list

Boolean; if set, list the set of available Python versions?

force

Boolean; force re-installation even if the requested version of Python is already installed?

Details

In general, it is recommended that Python virtual environments are created using the copies of Python installed by install_python(). For example:

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library(reticulate)
version <- "3.8.7"
install_python(version = version)
virtualenv_create("my-environment", python_version = version)
use_virtualenv("my-environment", required = TRUE)

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