Failed to upgrade pip in fresh 2.7 install

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 20:52:37 CEST 2015


sudo pip ... etc

On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 2:13 PM, <paul.hermeneutic at gmail.com> wrote:

> After a fresh install of Python 2.7 32-bit and 64-bit, upgrading pip
> using pip fails. Am I doing this incorrectly? Any suggestions?
>
> C:\Python27-32\Scripts>pip install --upgrade pip
> You are using pip version 7.0.1, however version 7.1.2 is available.
> You should consider upgrading via the 'pip install --upgrade pip' command.
> Collecting pip
>   Using cached pip-7.1.2-py2.py3-none-any.whl
> Installing collected packages: pip
>   Found existing installation: pip 7.0.1
>     Uninstalling pip-7.0.1:
>       Successfully uninstalled pip-7.0.1
> Exception:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\basecommand.py", line 223, in
> main
>     logger.debug('Exception information:', exc_info=True)
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\commands\install.py",
> line 297, in run
>     wb = WheelBuilder(
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\req\req_set.py", line
> 633, in install
>     for requirement in to_install:
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\req\req_install.py", line
> 734, in commit_uninstall
>
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\req\req_uninstall.py",
> line 153, in commit
>     self.save_dir = None
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\_vendor\retrying.py",
> line 49, in wrapped_f
>     return Retrying(*dargs, **dkw).call(f, *args, **kw)
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\_vendor\retrying.py",
> line 212, in call
>     raise attempt.get()
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\_vendor\retrying.py",
> line 247, in get
>     six.reraise(self.value[0], self.value[1], self.value[2])
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\_vendor\retrying.py",
> line 200, in call
>     attempt = Attempt(fn(*args, **kwargs), attempt_number, False)
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\utils\__init__.py", line
> 89, in rmtree
>     shutil.rmtree(dir, ignore_errors=ignore_errors,
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\shutil.py", line 247, in rmtree
>     rmtree(fullname, ignore_errors, onerror)
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\shutil.py", line 247, in rmtree
>     rmtree(fullname, ignore_errors, onerror)
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\shutil.py", line 252, in rmtree
>     onerror(os.remove, fullname, sys.exc_info())
>   File "C:\Python27-32\lib\site-packages\pip\utils\__init__.py", line
> 101, in rmtree_errorhandler
>     # use the original function to repeat the operation
> WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied:
>
> 'c:\\users\\pwatson\\appdata\\local\\temp\\pip-4nt07e-uninstall\\python27-32\\scripts\\pip.exe'
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Joel Goldstick
http://joelgoldstick.com
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