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windows config file location #82

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vbabiy opened this Issue · 2 comments

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@vbabiy

The documentation says the config file for Windows is %HOME%\pip\pip.ini, but pip actually looks for %APPDATA%\pip\pip.ini. It only uses %HOME% if %APPDATA% isn't set.


@vbabiy

On Windows pip should look for its config file in the 'pip' subdirectory of
the user's Home directory (as returned by os.path.expanduser('~')). The
%APPDATA% directory is hidden by default, so it seems it's not intended for
users to modify it directly.

The fix is just a matter of removing one line from locations.py. I'm attaching
a diff.


Original Comment By: davis
@apatrushev apatrushev referenced this issue
Merged

#82 fix #383

@hobbsd

+1 for this simple fix

@pnasrat pnasrat closed this in 4b934a1
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