Fwd: Syntax error
On 2/3/2018 3:38 PM, bob gailer wrote:
> On 2/3/2018 2:40 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>> On 2/3/2018 2:10 PM, Kevin Doney wrote:
>>> *pip3 install --upgrade tensorflow-gpu*
>>> When I try the above command I get
>>> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
>>> Please help.
>> This group helps those who help the group -- by asking questions with
>> sufficient information to answer.? Post the ENTIRE trackback.
> It also helps us to know:
> operating system (e.g., windows 10)
> what does "when I try" mean? (e.g. at a windows command prompt I entered
> What the *'s are for
> best is to copy the entire session and paste it into your email. Example
I entirely agree.
> Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.16299.192]
> (c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
> C:\Users\bgailer>pip install foo
> Collecting foo
> ? Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement foo (from
> versions: )
> No matching distribution found for foo
> We could presume in your case that you tried to enter your pip command
> in a python interactive session.
This is a good guess, and I hope it is correct, because the alternative
of a SyntaxError in some execution path in pip or dependency or python
stdlib module or package being installed is worse.
> For example:
> Python 3.3.5 (v3.3.5:62cf4e77f785, Mar? 9 2014, 10:35:05) [MSC v.1600 64
> bit (AMD64)] on win32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> pip install foo
> ? File "<stdin>", line 1
> ??? pip install foo
> ????????????? ^
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> Why did you get that response? Because pip is not a python statement
> (python does not have commands); it is an executable program. So you
> need to use a command prompt or terminal.
Terry Jan Reedy