Re: best practice when installing python packages

2020-04-26 Thread Anil F Duggirala
> > For cases like this, I think the best practice is to work inside a > > virtualenv > > where you can upgrade pip and install whatever you need via pip > > with > > no impact > > on either your user or system python. > > I will do this then. > Actually this is exactly what is recommended

Re: best practice when installing python packages

2020-04-26 Thread Anil F Duggirala
On Sat, 2020-04-25 at 13:55 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote: > On Debian pip/pip3 does a user install by default, so if you do an > 'upgrade' > of a system installed module, it should have no system wide effect, > only for > the current user. Thank you for that piece of info. I was really

Re: best practice when installing python packages

2020-04-25 Thread Scott Kitterman
On Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:10:37 PM EDT Anil F Duggirala wrote: > hello, > Im having an issue while installing a piece of software with pip3: > pip3 install --user -r contrib/requirements/requirements-binaries.txt > > Command "python setup.py egg_info" failed with error code 1 in >

best practice when installing python packages

2020-04-25 Thread Anil F Duggirala
hello, Im having an issue while installing a piece of software with pip3: pip3 install --user -r contrib/requirements/requirements-binaries.txt Command "python setup.py egg_info" failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-install-48wlqr39/PyQt5/ I had previously installed: apt install python3-pyqt5.