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pip freeze errors when packages are pip install -e'd against git repos with no remote #4759
If I pip install -e against a git repo with no remotes then pip freeze will error when reporting the version for that package because it claims to not know the repo location.
What I've run:
What I expect
It is perfectly valid to have a git repo with no remotes. That just means the current repo is canonical. Instead of erroring pip should use the file location as the location of the repo. Something like: