SSL backend error when using OpenSSL
I was trying to install pycurl in a virtualenv using pip and I got this error
ImportError: pycurl: libcurl link-time ssl backend (openssl) is different from compile-time ssl backend (none/other)
I read some documentation saying that "To fix this, you need to tell setup.py what SSL backend is used" (source) although I am not sure how to do this since I installed pycurl using pip.
How can I specify the SSL backend when installing pycurl with pip?
After reading their INSTALLATION file, I was able to solve my problem by setting an environment variable and did a reinstall
- remove existing
pip uninstall pycurl
- export variable with your link-time ssl backend (which is openssl above)
- then, re-install
pip install pycurl
There could be other solution out there but this works perfectly for me on a