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Setting config value with --venv flag fails outside venv #5963

kynan opened this issue Oct 28, 2018 · 0 comments


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commented Oct 28, 2018


  • pip version: b47b2fa
  • Python version: 3.7.0
  • OS: Debian unstable

I'm running inside a conda env, though that should not matter.

Setting config value with --venv flag fails outside of a virtualenv:

Fatal Internal error [id=2]. Please report as a bug.

Expected behavior

Detect I'm outside a virtualenv and fail gracefully and with a sensible error message.

How to Reproduce

Run e.g. the following:

pip config --venv set isolated true

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