Moti.gadian Moti.gadian - 1 year ago 221
Python Question

install 'pip' package for specific version of Python on Windows

I have on my machine (windows 10) two versions of python: 3.5 2.7

I need to install a package using pip but I want the package on both.

My default version is 3.5.

I try to do this:

pip2 install scikit-learn
to install it on python 2.7 and I get this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "c:\python27\lib\", line 162, in _run_module_as_main
"__main__", fname, loader, pkg_name)
File "c:\python27\lib\", line 72, in _run_code
exec code in run_globals
File "C:\Python27\Scripts\pip2.exe\", line 5, in <module>
File "c:\python27\lib\site-packages\pip\", line 13, in <module>
from pip.commands import commands, get_similar_commands, get_summaries
File "c:\python27\lib\site-packages\pip\commands\", line 6, in <module>
from pip.commands.bundle import BundleCommand
File "c:\python27\lib\site-packages\pip\commands\", line 5, in <module>
from pip.commands.install import InstallCommand
File "c:\python27\lib\site-packages\pip\commands\", line 5, in <module>
from pip.req import InstallRequirement, RequirementSet, parse_requirements
File "c:\python27\lib\site-packages\pip\req\", line 3, in <module>
from .req_install import InstallRequirement
File "c:\python27\lib\site-packages\pip\req\", line 20, in <module>
import pip.wheel
File "c:\python27\lib\site-packages\pip\", line 27, in <module>
from import path_to_url, unpack_url
ImportError: cannot import name unpack_url

I also try this:
python2.7 -m pip install scikit-learn
python27 -m pip install scikit-learn

and I get this error:

python2.7 : The term 'python2.7' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable
program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try agai
At line:1 char:1
+ python2.7 -m pip install scikit-learn
+ ~~~~~~~~~
+ CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (python2.7:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

I do have python 2.7 on

What to do?

Answer Source

On Windows you can use

for python2.x py -2 for python3.x py -3

so it would be

py -2 -m pip install scikit-learn
py -3 -m pip install scikit-learn

just try py --help for more info

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