[Numpy-discussion] error during pip install

Alan Isaac alan.isaac at gmail.com
Sat Sep 28 11:44:25 EDT 2019

>>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 10:12 AM Alan Isaac wrote:
>>     Upgrading numpy with pip on Python 3.8b4 on Win 10 
>>     produced:
>>     ERROR: Could not install packages due to an 
>>     EnvironmentError: [WinError 123] The filename, 
>>     directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect: 
>>     '"C:'

>>     However, the install appears to have been successful.

>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 5:41 PM Charles R Harris wrote:
> I that the pip that comes with Python 3.8b4?


On 9/27/2019 7:43 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
> And where did you get NumPy, we don't have any compatible wheels. Was this from source? 

Umm, ... does `pip` automatically compile from source in
this case?  (I just used `python38 -m pip install numpy`;
I'm afraid I did not specify a log file.)

But I'll take the core message to be: wait for the wheels.


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