Re: Potential Bug: pip install fails for

From: Oleg Pudeyev <>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:49:32 -0500

On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:03:13 +0100
Maik Hoepfel <> wrote:

> when building a fresh environment on, it reproducibly
> fails<>as it picks the Windows version of
> the build.

I can reproduce. I did try to upload a
"" but supposedly that failed. Now I
know why pypi insists zip files must look like source distributions -
because it treats them as such.

Unfortunately I do not see this file in pypi anywhere to delete it.

I could either re-roll as, or release 7.19.3 from
master. As the amount of required work would be roughly the same I am
tempted to release 7.19.3 shortly.

As a workaround, you can manually fetch
and give it to pip:

sandbox_at_reactor ~ % fetch
pycurl- 100% of 87 kB 961 kBps
sandbox_at_reactor ~ % pip install pycurl-
Unpacking ./pycurl-
  Running egg_info for package from
    Using curl-config (libcurl 7.24.0)
Cleaning up...

Apologies for breaking the world.


Please remove +pycurl when mailing me privately.
Received on 2013-12-23