Pip install gmsh-dev: Failed building wheel, running setup.py install instead
I uninstalled gmsh to avoid any conflicts. Then I run the command
pip install --force-reinstall --no-cache-dir gmsh-dev.
It produces the following output (Windows 10, python 3.8.5, pip 20.3.3:
Collecting gmsh-dev Downloading gmsh-dev-4.7.1.dev7.tar.gz (11 kB) Building wheels for collected packages: gmsh-dev Building wheel for gmsh-dev (setup.py) ... error ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1: (a very long log here) copying gmsh-git-Windows64-sdk\share\doc\gmsh\demos\boolean\intersect_line_volume.geo -> build\bdist.win-amd64\wheel\gmsh_dev-4.7.1.dev7.data\data\lib\site-packages\gmsh-git-Windows64-sdk\share\doc\gmsh\demos\boolean error: could not create 'build\bdist.win-amd64\wheel\gmsh_dev-4.7.1.dev7.data\data\lib\site-packages\gmsh-git-Windows64-sdk\share\doc\gmsh\demos\boolean\intersect_line_volume.geo': No such file or directory ---------------------------------------- ERROR: Failed building wheel for gmsh-dev Running setup.py clean for gmsh-dev Failed to build gmsh-dev Installing collected packages: gmsh-dev Running setup.py install for gmsh-dev ... done DEPRECATION: gmsh-dev was installed using the legacy 'setup.py install' method, because a wheel could not be built for it. pip 21.0 will remove support for this functionality. A possible replacement is to fix the wheel build issue reported above. You can find discussion regarding this at https://github.com/pypa/pip/issues/8368. Successfully installed gmsh-dev-4.7.1.dev7