Silly question about pip

breamoreboy at gmail.com breamoreboy at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 09:39:12 CEST 2015


On Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 10:06:31 AM UTC+1, wxjm... at gmail.com wrote:
> Le mardi 8 septembre 2015 21:02:31 UTC+2, wxjm... at gmail.com a écrit :
> > Le mardi 8 septembre 2015 20:18:20 UTC+2, Irmen de Jong a écrit :
> > > On 8-9-2015 17:54, wxjmfauth at gmail.com wrote:
> > > > win7 / py433
> > > > 
> > > > How to downgrade from the latest pip (7.1.2) to
> > > > the previous one?
> > > > I'm sorry, I do not remember the numerous msgs
> > > > I saw when updating. (Yesterday)
> > > > 
> > > > (I'm serious)
> > > > 
> > > > Now, what?
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > I think:
> > > 
> > > $ pip install --upgrade pip==7.0.0
> > > 
> > > 
> > > would do the trick, where you substitute the required version number for 7.0.0.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Irmen
> > 
> > Addendum (your question)
> > 
> > > pip install --upgrade pip
> > 
> > which probably selects the latest version
> 
> 
> ---
> > pip install --upgrade pip==6.0.8
> 
> is indeed a valid command
> except I'm seeing the same previous mess.

The minor snag is we're not seeing your mess.  However as I'm getting really good vibes from my crystal ball today, I'd guess that you're getting a known problem on Windows with a permissions error, but the pip upgrade has actually worked fine.  Am I close?


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