Friday, 23 September 2022

More fun with pip

Again with the Python and pip fun, this time on my Mac, where commands such as: 

pip3 list

and: -

pip3 install --upgrade pip

were failing with: -

WARNING: There was an error checking the latest version of pip.

Long story short, the error was actually more obvious than I'd realised ....

In essence, it was actually telling me what was going wrong ...

Looking in indexes:.......

where the location was an internal repository for **ONE** single Python module, which would never have the things I was trying to install e.g. pip itself

I updated the config: -

vi ~/.pip/pip.conf

and commented out the aberrant index ... 

And now we're off to the races ...

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