Unable to install pep8 #122

51Rv4 opened this Issue Aug 16, 2012 · 2 comments


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51Rv4 commented Aug 16, 2012

Greetings, I am fairly new with python, tried to install pep8, but no joy. I installed in another Win7 PCs without issues. Any help appreciated, thanks...

Win7 Command console:

Usage: pip-script.py COMMAND [OPTIONS]

pip-script.py: error: You must give a command (use "pip help" to see a list of c

C:\Users\tnewton\Desktop>pip install pep8
Downloading/unpacking pep8
Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement pep8
No distributions at all found for pep8
Storing complete log in C:\Users\tnewton\AppData\Roaming\pip\pip.log


C:\Python32\Scripts\pip-script.py run on 08/16/12 15:29:39
Downloading/unpacking pep8

Getting page http://pypi.python.org/simple/pep8
URLs to search for versions for pep8:

No distributions at all found for pep8

Exception information:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\Python32\lib\site-packages\pip-1.1-py3.2.egg\pip\basecommand.py", line 104, in main
status = self.run(options, args)
File "C:\Python32\lib\site-packages\pip-1.1-py3.2.egg\pip\commands\install.py", line 245, in run
requirement_set.prepare_files(finder, force_root_egg_info=self.bundle, bundle=self.bundle)
File "C:\Python32\lib\site-packages\pip-1.1-py3.2.egg\pip\req.py", line 978, in prepare_files
url = finder.find_requirement(req_to_install, upgrade=self.upgrade)
File "C:\Python32\lib\site-packages\pip-1.1-py3.2.egg\pip\index.py", line 157, in find_requirement
raise DistributionNotFound('No distributions at all found for %s' % req)
pip.exceptions.DistributionNotFound: No distributions at all found for pep8


florentx commented Aug 18, 2012

It seems it's not an issue with pep8, but with PyPI.
I suggest you check your configuration and try again.

@florentx florentx closed this Aug 18, 2012


sigmavirus24 commented Aug 18, 2012

PyPi was going down for maintenance or migration a few days ago (I honestly don't recall which) had tried to make it well known to try and use mirrors on that day. Try it now?

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