[solved] Problem installing development version (pip install -e .)

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Solution: I used “python setup.py develop”

Summary: I was trying to install a package in editable mode in a virtual mode using “python -m pip install -e .” and it kept failing.

I’ve done this countless times in the past, but somehow I cannot make it work this time. I’ve removed and reinstalled the Python version I was using (a few times), installed all the dependencies before and after trying to install it to no avail.

I’m using Windows.

Here’s a slightly truncated traceback:

> python -m pip install -e .

Obtaining file:///C:/Users/andre/github/friendly-traceback
  Installing build dependencies ... done
  Getting requirements to build wheel ... error
  ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1:

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André