[Python-Dev] [RELEASED] Python 3.4.0b2

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Mon Jan 6 05:12:45 CET 2014

ensurepip uses —no-index so it shouldn’t be hitting the network at all.

On Jan 5, 2014, at 11:06 PM, R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 05 Jan 2014 19:32:15 -0800, Bob Hanson <d2mp1a9 at newsguy.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 5 Jan 2014 21:09:53 -0600, Tim Peters wrote:
>>> So it's just Akamai caching content.  Common as mud.  Can't say
>>> specifically what was being cached, but it _could_ be that your ISP
>>> contracts with Akamai.
>> Still not following *why* this should be happening. I was
>> installing from my harddrive -- nothing needed to be cached as
>> far as I was concerned. Indeed, I would normally think I could
>> install while offline -- and often do on my PCs which are
>> "air-gapped."
>> Still wondering why, all of a sudden after years of using a
>> firewalled msiexec.exe, I get it now trying to connect out while
>> installing 3.4.0b2 from my harddrive...?
> The ensurepip developers will have to say for sure, but my understanding
> is that it does *not* go out to the network.  On the other hand, it is
> conceivable that pip 1.5, unlike the earlier version in Beta1, is doing
> some sort of "up to date check" that it shouldn't be doing in the
> ensurepip scenario.
> I presume you did have the installer install pip.  If you haven't
> already, You might try reinstalling and unchecking that option, and see
> if it msiexec still tries to go out to the network.  That would confirm
> it is ensurepip that is the issue (although that does seem most likely).
> --David
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