[Distutils] Can't install google-api-python-client using pip

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Wed May 6 15:00:22 CEST 2015

> On May 5, 2015, at 9:02 PM, Chris Jerdonek <chris.jerdonek at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 5:57 PM, Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:
>>> Based on the messages, my guess is that you are not using the most
>>> recent version of pip and/or you may be trying to use it with an older
>>> version of OpenSSL.  Try upgrading to the latest pip; you may find that
>>> the download works or that you'll get a more meaningful message.
>> Well, that's not working either:
>> % pip-2.7 install --upgrade pip
>> Cannot fetch index base URL http://pypi.python.org/simple/
>> Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement pip in
>> /Users/skip/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages
>> Downloading/unpacking pip
>> No distributions at all found for pip in
>> /Users/skip/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages
>> Storing complete log in /Users/skip/.pip/pip.log
>> And then I had the bright idea to see if ensurepip was available:
>> % python
>> Python 2.7.9+ (2.7:94ec4d8cf104, Jan 24 2015, 14:56:50)
>> [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 6.0 (clang-600.0.56)] on darwin
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>> % python -m ensurepip
>> Ignoring ensurepip failure: pip 6.0.6 requires SSL/TLS
>> which would explain what's wrong. I'll have to see why SSL/TLS is unavailable.
> It still seems look your first approach should have said something
> about SSL being required, or is there a reason the message can't or
> shouldn't be shown in that case?

Open an issue on github.com/pypa/pip please.

Donald Stufft
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