Cryptic error language in the pip/PyPi frontend

  • Here's another one of those ‘if I knew Python better I'd know the answer already' questions, probably, but: what is this error message telling me, exactly?

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  • In case it's relevant, here is the result of the search:

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  • admin

    search tries to match the search term with possible PyPi projects.

    you can pip install nodebox-opengl or NodeBox or nodebox-color.

  • admin

    and I think nodebox is the the itself app and has no

  • Funny, not for me—can't find a package for NodeBox, and errors for nodebox-opengl and nodebox-color:
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    These are similar to the error I got and reported on PageBot's GitHub repo trying to install PageBot (or re-install it, since I thought we'd solved the problems I was having last October and I'd installed it successfully):

    Collecting pagebot
      Using cached
    Collecting booleanOperations
    Collecting tornado
      Using cached
        ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1:
         command: /Applications/ -c 'import sys, setuptools, tokenize; sys.argv[0] = '"'"'/private/tmp/pip-install-anyjj7fg/tornado/'"'"'; __file__='"'"'/private/tmp/pip-install-anyjj7fg/tornado/'"'"';f=getattr(tokenize, '"'"'open'"'"', open)(__file__);'"'"'\r\n'"'"', '"'"'\n'"'"');f.close();exec(compile(code, __file__, '"'"'exec'"'"'))' --no-user-cfg egg_info --egg-base /private/tmp/pip-install-anyjj7fg/tornado/pip-egg-info
             cwd: /private/tmp/pip-install-anyjj7fg/tornado/
        Complete output (6 lines):
        Traceback (most recent call last):
          File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
          File "setuptools/__init__.pyc", line 20, in <module>
          File "setuptools/dist.pyc", line 30, in <module>
          File "setuptools/extern/__init__.pyc", line 61, in load_module
        ImportError: The 'packaging' package is required; normally this is bundled with this package so if you get this warning, consult the packager of your distribution.
    ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1: python egg_info Check the logs for full command output.

  • admin

    this should be resolved in the latest update!!!