Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#5555 closed defect (cant-reproduce)

mediagoblin install fails when building "wheel".

Reported by: Andrew Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: programming Keywords:
Cc: Parent Tickets:


I'm attempting this on Trisquel 8 machine. The issue may be that we are behind an outbound firewall and typically try to work around this by configuring systems to use an http(s) proxy.

mediagoblin@audio-video1p:/srv/$ ./ && ./configure && make
autoreconf: Entering directory `.'
autoreconf: not using Gettext
autoreconf: running: aclocal --force 
autoreconf: tracing
autoreconf: not using Libtool
autoreconf: running: /usr/bin/autoconf --force
autoreconf: not using Autoheader
autoreconf: not using Automake
autoreconf: Leaving directory `.'
checking for python2.7... python2.7
checking for virtualenv... virtualenv
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating Makefile
rm -f ./bin/python
virtualenv --system-site-packages --python=python2.7 .
Running virtualenv with interpreter /usr/bin/python2.7
New python executable in /srv/
Also creating executable in /srv/
Installing setuptools, pkg_resources, pip, wheel...
  Complete output from command /srv/audio-video.gnu...goblin/bin/python2.7 - setuptools pkg_resources pip wheel:
  Collecting setuptools
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 209, in main
    status =, args)
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/commands/", line 328, in run
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 748, in build
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/req/", line 360, in prepare_files
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/req/", line 512, in _prepare_file
    finder, self.upgrade, require_hashes)
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/req/", line 273, in populate_link = finder.find_requirement(self, upgrade)
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 442, in find_requirement
    all_candidates = self.find_all_candidates(
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 400, in find_all_candidates
    for page in self._get_pages(url_locations, project_name):
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 545, in _get_pages
    page = self._get_page(location)
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 648, in _get_page
    return HTMLPage.get_page(link, session=self.session)
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 757, in get_page
    "Cache-Control": "max-age=600",
  File "/srv/", line 480, in get
    return self.request('GET', url, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/share/python-wheels/pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip/", line 378, in request
    return super(PipSession, self).request(method, url, *args, **kwargs)
  File "/srv/", line 468, in request
    resp = self.send(prep, **send_kwargs)
  File "/srv/", line 576, in send
    r = adapter.send(request, **kwargs)
  File "/srv/", line 46, in send
    resp = super(CacheControlAdapter, self).send(request, **kw)
  File "/srv/", line 376, in send
  File "/srv/", line 610, in urlopen
  File "/srv/", line 228, in increment
    total -= 1
TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for -=: 'Retry' and 'int'
...Installing setuptools, pkg_resources, pip, wheel...done.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/", line 2363, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/", line 719, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/", line 988, in create_environment
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/", line 918, in install_wheel
    call_subprocess(cmd, show_stdout=False, extra_env=env, stdin=SCRIPT)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/", line 812, in call_subprocess
    % (cmd_desc, proc.returncode))
OSError: Command /srv/audio-video.gnu...goblin/bin/python2.7 - setuptools pkg_resources pip wheel failed with error code 2
Makefile:123: recipe for target 'bin/python' failed
make: *** [bin/python] Error 1

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Andrew, 6 years ago

Resolution: worksforme
Status: newclosed

this was indeed solved by running:

export http_proxy="..."
export https_proxy="..."

sorry for spamming your issue queue. :P

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