pip-cache - description of pip cache command

Inspect and manage pip's wheel cache.


  • dir: Show the cache directory.
  • info: Show information about the cache.
  • list: List filenames of packages stored in the cache.
  • remove: Remove one or more package from the cache.
  • purge: Remove all items from the cache.

<pattern> can be a glob expression or a package name.

python -m pip cache dir
python -m pip cache info
python -m pip cache list [<pattern>] [--format=[human, abspath]]
python -m pip cache remove <pattern>
python -m pip cache purge

Select the output format among: human (default) or abspath

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