You run major risks of harming your system, and there are ways to set up your machine so that you don't need to use sudo. 3) This user specifically uses su myuser to avoid being root, then uses sudo which undoes that. – Morifen Oct 3 '18 at 19:44 I've just run into this on Python 3.5.1 while trying to use tempfile to check if a directory is writable - which I'm doing precisely because os.access() isn't useful on Windows! I find it hard to believe that there is no way to distinguish a failure because the name is already used for a subdirectory from a failure because we don't have ... Mar 03, 2015 · pip bundled with Python 3.0 and above include support for wheel, a successor to an earlier package format, egg. wheel is called after package installation without exposing custom configuration. wheel, unaware that libraries are installed to version-specific directories, tries to install in the system Python location unsuccessfully.

python,python-3.x,pyqt,pyqt4 I think the problem is with your start.py file. You have a function refreshgui which re imports start.py import will run every part of the code in the file. On Windows shutil.copyfile() uses a bigger default buffer size (1 MiB instead of 64 KiB) and a memoryview()-based variant of shutil.copyfileobj() is used. If the fast-copy operation fails and no data was written in the destination file then shutil will silently fallback on using less efficient copyfileobj() function internally.