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Do not recommend pip install --prefix=<empty> hack, this breaks default pip command #821
Please do not recommend
This works with
That recommendation is also top recommendation on this answer http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24257803/distutilsoptionerror-must-supply-either-home-or-prefix-exec-prefix-not-both
But see the user comments on first answer.
Ok, here is how to reproduce:
referenced this pull request
Aug 30, 2016
If you keep issue open, may be maintainers and other contributors would try to fix whenever they are free. When you close, it's going to be hidden and people probably won't find.
Anyway, that's how I view Github issues. Obviously, everybody has different opinion.
Nov 7, 2016
I don't understand what the resolution to the actual problem was. Looks like the recommendation is removed with no alternative. Trying suggested commandline options doesn't work
Same error. Removed Homebrew python + pip for now.