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Frequently Asked Questions

Installation

Which dependencies are required to install the PEDL command line interface?

You'll need to have Python >= 3.5 and pip installed in your development environment. If you need to install a new version of Python, one tool you can use is pyenv.

How do I install the PEDL command line interface?

pip install https://releases.determined.ai/cli/pedl-0.8.8-py35.py36.py37-none-any.whl

You'll need to enter the username and password for your organization, which will be provided by Determined AI as part of the initial training session.

When trying to install the PEDL command line interface, I encounter this distutils error

Uninstalling a distutils installed project (...) 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.

If a Python library has previously been installed in your environment with distutils or conda, pip may not be able to upgrade or downgrade the library to the version required by PEDL. There are two recommended solutions:

  1. Install PEDL command line interface into a fresh virtualenv with no previous Python packages installed.

  2. Use --ignore-installed with pip to force overwriting the library version(s).

pip install --ignore-installed https://releases.determined.ai/cli/pedl-<VERSION>-py35.py36.py37-none-any.whl