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error when installing: No such file or directory: '/System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist'

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when updating to 5.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 and python3.6

   ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1:
     command: /usr/bin/python3 -c 'import sys, setuptools, tokenize; sys.argv[0] = '"'"'/tmp/pip-install-543k_rpn/pyobjc-framework-Cocoa/'"'"'; __file__='"'"'/tmp/pip-install-543k_rpn/pyobjc-framework-Cocoa/'"'"';f=getattr(tokenize, '"'"'open'"'"', open)(__file__);'"'"'\r\n'"'"', '"'"'\n'"'"');f.close();exec(compile(code, __file__, '"'"'exec'"'"'))' egg_info --egg-base /tmp/pip-install-543k_rpn/pyobjc-framework-Cocoa/pip-egg-info
         cwd: /tmp/pip-install-543k_rpn/pyobjc-framework-Cocoa/
    Complete output (15 lines):
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
      File "/tmp/pip-install-543k_rpn/pyobjc-framework-Cocoa/", line 25, in <module>
        extra_link_args=["-framework", "CoreFoundation"],
      File "/tmp/pip-install-543k_rpn/pyobjc-framework-Cocoa/", line 408, in Extension
        os_level = get_os_level()
      File "/tmp/pip-install-543k_rpn/pyobjc-framework-Cocoa/", line 218, in get_os_level
        pl = plistlib.readPlist("/System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist")
      File "/usr/lib/python3.6/", line 162, in readPlist
        with _maybe_open(pathOrFile, 'rb') as fp:
      File "/usr/lib/python3.6/", line 81, in __enter__
        return next(self.gen)
      File "/usr/lib/python3.6/", line 120, in _maybe_open
        with open(pathOrFile, mode) as fp:
    FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist'
ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1: python egg_info Check the logs for full command output.


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  • State:closed
  • Created 4 years ago
  • Comments:5 (4 by maintainers)

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cbrnrcommented, Oct 24, 2019

Fixed in v0.5.1 - please try installing now, I’ve tested this on my Linux machine and it works.

cbrnrcommented, Oct 24, 2019

Hm, it’s trying to install pyobjc-framework-Cocoa, which only exists for macOS. I thought the following lines in should have handled this:

if sys.platform.startswith("darwin"):

I’ll check on my Linux machine right now.

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