I am trying to install the python library for salesforce. I am trying on mac in the terminal using command sudo pip install simple_salesforce

but I get an error while installing this. The error:

DEPRECATION: Uninstalling a distutils installed project (pyOpenSSL) has been deprecated and will be removed in a future version. This is due to the fact that uninstalling a distutils project will only partially uninstall the project. Uninstalling pyOpenSSL-0.13.1: Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/pip-9.0.1-py2.7.egg/pip/basecommand.py", line 215, in main status = self.run(options, args) File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/pip-9.0.1-py2.7.egg/pip/commands/install.py", line 342, in run prefix=options.prefix_path, File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/pip-9.0.1-py2.7.egg/pip/req/req_set.py", line 778, in install requirement.uninstall(auto_confirm=True) File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/pip-9.0.1-py2.7.egg/pip/req/req_install.py", line 754, in uninstall paths_to_remove.remove(auto_confirm) File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/pip-9.0.1-py2.7.egg/pip/req/req_uninstall.py", line 115, in remove renames(path, new_path) File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/pip-9.0.1-py2.7.egg/pip/utils/init.py", line 267, in renames shutil.move(old, new) File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/shutil.py", line 302, in move copy2(src, real_dst) File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/shutil.py", line 131, in copy2 copystat(src, dst) File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/shutil.py", line 103, in copystat os.chflags(dst, st.st_flags) OSError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/tmp/pip-_GSJZj-uninstall/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib/python/pyOpenSSL-0.13.1-py2.7.egg-info'

Any help on how can I install the simple salesforce library from the terminal.

I have python version installed: Python 2.7.10 and the postgre is also installed up and running fine.


ok..I was able to find out the answer for this question. We can only install this python library for salesforce into a virtual environment $ pip install virtualenv . First we will have to create a virtual environment and then need to activate this by using source bin/activate command.



You can also just ignore it.

sudo pip install simple_salesforce --ignore-installed pyOpenSSL

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