[IPython-dev] Can't install IPython 3.0, can't reinstall IPython 2.4

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 13:24:39 EST 2015

On 28 February 2015 at 10:20, Conery John <conery at uoregon.edu> wrote:

> but the install fails with a message that says "AttributeError:
> _DistInfoDistribution__dep_map”.

Sounds like a bug in pip. Can you try upgrading pip itself? Or downgrading,
if you're already on the latest version.

> I tried to revert to the old version by downloading
> ipython-rel-2.4.1.tar.gz from GitHub

Github tarballs are incomplete - this is a known issue, but there's nothing
we can do about it. If you want to install from a tarball, grab it from
PyPI or archive.ipython.org.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/ipython-dev/attachments/20150228/10e8a447/attachment.html>

More information about the IPython-dev mailing list