Strange python-38 error when running pip search

Bill Cole macportsusers-20171215 at
Thu Dec 17 14:40:30 UTC 2020

On 17 Dec 2020, at 2:42, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Dec 14, 2020, at 16:26, Carlo Tambuatco wrote:
>> xmlrpc.client.Fault: <Fault -32500: 'RuntimeError: This API has been 
>> temporarily disabled due to unmanageable load and will be deprecated 
>> in the near future. Please use the Simple or JSON API instead.’>
>> End error:
>> I have no idea what is going on and don’t know where to begin. This 
>> started either today or yesterday.
> I guess you should file a bug report with the developers of pip?

It's not a problem in the software, it's a problem with the service that 
it accesses.


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