pip-help — description of pip help command
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Show help for commands
python -m pip help <command>
- -h, --help
Run pip in an isolated mode, ignoring environment variables and user configuration.
- -v, --verbose
Give more output. Option is additive, and can be used up to 3 times.
- -V, --version
Show version and exit.
- -q, --quiet
Give less output. Option is additive, and can be used up to 3 times (corresponding to WARNING, ERROR, and CRITICAL logging levels).
- --log <path>
Path to a verbose appending log.
Disable prompting for input.
- --proxy <proxy>
Specify a proxy in the form [user:passwd@]proxy.server:port.
- --retries <retries>
Maximum number of retries each connection should attempt (default 5 times).
- --timeout <sec>
Set the socket timeout (default 15 seconds).
- --exists-action <action>
Default action when a path already exists: (s)witch, (i)gnore, (w)ipe, (b)ackup, (a)bort.
- --trusted-host <hostname>
Mark this host or host:port pair as trusted, even though it does not have valid or any HTTPS.
- --cert <path>
Path to alternate CA bundle.
- --client-cert <path>
Path to SSL client certificate, a single file containing the private key and the certificate in PEM format.
- --cache-dir <dir>
Store the cache data in <dir>.
Disable the cache.
Don't periodically check PyPI to determine whether a new version of pip is available for download. Implied with --no-index.
Suppress colored output.
Silence deprecation warnings for upcoming unsupported Pythons.
- --use-feature <feature>
Enable new functionality, that may be backward incompatible.
- --use-deprecated <feature>
Enable deprecated functionality, that will be removed in the future.
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The man pages pip-3.9-help(1), pip3.9-help(1), pip-3-help(1) and pip3-help(1) are aliases of pip-help(1).