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Pip cache errors.


The installer is failing at the pip stage with such kind of error message: Collecting pycparser

ERROR: THESE PACKAGES DO NOT MATCH THE HASHES FROM THE REQUIREMENTS FILE. If you have updated the package versions, please update the hashes. Otherwise, examine the package contents carefully; someone may have tampered with them.
    ansible-core==2.13.5 from (from -r requirements.txt (line 3)):
        Expected sha256 3d2503ede324e0e73051b14e77f732a3cb0aed2437f94608af53929d2d1d54c8
             Got        d9cb3de3cb5383a6effdab05486a3ffc34a813b4647e53634bb4505517e1abfa


Ubuntu 20.04 Standalone installer 2022-10.02 updating to 2022-11.01-pre1


You need to clear the pip cache dir to force pip to re-download the collection.

cd ~/.cache/pip rm -rf http

Root cause

Undetermined at that time, probable cause:

  • storage issue