-In the WORKON_HOME, duplicate an environment or clone an external environment.
+Duplicate an existing virtualenv environment. The source can be an
+environment managed by virtualenvwrapper or an external environment
cpvirtualenv ENVNAME [TARGETENVNAME]
- Target environment name is required for WORKON_HOME duplications. However, target environment name can be ommited for external copies, causing the new environment to have the name of the original within the WORKON_HOME.
+ Target environment name is required for WORKON_HOME
+ duplications. However, target environment name can be ommited for
+ importing external environments. If omitted, the new environment is
+ given the same name as the original.