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Mac install failure (Python errors) #1196
I have a Mac running OS X 10.10.5 with Homebrew installed already. I attempted install via
This was on
But then attempts an install via
I assume this is somehow related to Python path issues (System vs Homebrew installations). As a non-Python developer attempt to use this tool for my non-Python project I'm not sure how to proceed. I also figured this were one of the kinks that would need to be ironed out before general release, hence filing the issue.
I'll move on to running it one Docker, but on the Mac that means via boot2docker and virtualization so that's hardly a wide audience solution.
Homebrew has a
@mzsanford , I believe I managed to replicate your issue locally. It seems that a previous
If I undo the local changes made by
But no executable seems to be available in the path
I was able to work it around by having
After that you should be able to run
Would you be able to please test this workaround?
With regards to the completeness of #963 , provided my theory about the root cause of the issue is correct, I'm not sure if there is much we can do, as a previous Python installation is interfering with the dependencies. I don't think it would be safe to code a script that may be interfering with an existing setup that may be used for something else.
What I could do is to add a last check for the presence of
What do you think?
Another option might be adding the default OS X site-packages directory to the path or a pip
We could also put a check in that looks for the default installation that asks the user to either permanently add to path or replace it with a pip version or something. Neither of these sound like very clean solutions though.
I was able to run the
Perhaps this is just more
but even adding
@mzsanford it sounds like your situation is slightly different than the (similar) reproduction that @douglasjose created. We don't know if your copy of
I'm going to try a simple test version of my suggestion above; will send you instructions for running it in a second.
OK here's an attempt to make
@mzsanford , can you try this: (first
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With OS X 10.11.1 (El Capitan), Homebrew already installed, and no existing virtualenv installed, I was able to get
Since upgrading to El Capitan, I find myself having to re-run
I applied the same tactic to
I got an error above.
I exec above command.
I can see Let's encrypt wizard.
FYI, my environment.