Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: "Max Zettlmeißl" <max@×××××××××××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Q: pp requires --uesr option t hat doesn't exist?
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2017 21:03:56
Message-Id: CACjvM=cJ9y6LOPpzr8LtqLP=ZZp8QUa0dTtyJ5XRQhO9tdTgRA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Q: pp requires --uesr option t hat doesn't exist? by Steven Lembark
$ pip install --user awscli
or $ pip2.7 install --user awscli works.

Merry Christmas.


On 24 December 2017 at 21:54, Steven Lembark <lembark@×××××××.com> wrote:
> > This should have been simple: Install AWS client command line tools. > Catch: Installing it with AWS' example tells me to use the "--user" > option, though not why, and supplying --user with or without an > argument tells me there is no such switch. > > I'd prefer not maintaining this stuff as SU, rather set up a group > with access to the necessary libarary areas in Python. > > $ pip install awscli > ERROR: (Gentoo) Please run pip with the --user option to avoid breaking python-exec > > $ pip --user install awscli > > Usage: > pip <command> [options] > > no such option: --user > > $ pip --user=lembark install awscli > > Usage: > pip <command> [options] > > no such option: --user > > Examining the output from "pip --help" gives me lots of no "--user" > in the output, which makes sense if there are no users. Using > "--verbose" didn't tell me anything useful either. > > Say I want users in the "adm" group to maintain the Python libs, > I'll need to ( find <someplace> | xargs chgrp adm; find <someplace> > -type d | xargs chmod 02775; find <someplace> -type f | xargs > chmod g+w ). > > Q: Whare are the python lib's stored? > > Python itself only tells me: > > $ python -V > Python 3.4.5 > > not the paths. > > Or, for that matter, does anyone know how to avoid the "--user" > requirement using pip? > > thanks > > -- > Steven Lembark 1505 National Ave > Workhorse Computing Rockford, IL 61103 > lembark@×××××××.com +1 888 359 3508 >