Re:_The_installation_of_“Stable_Diffusion_web_UI ”_natively_on_FreeBSD_fails_because_can’t_install_torch_ and_torchvision

From: Mario Marietto <>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 21:08:10 UTC
I tried to do something like this :

(venv) [marietto@marietto ~/Desktop/Files/stable-diffusion-webui]$ python3
-m pip install pytorch
Collecting pytorch
 Downloading pytorch-1.0.2.tar.gz (689 bytes)
 Preparing metadata ( ... done
Installing collected packages: pytorch
 DEPRECATION: pytorch is being installed using the legacy '
install' method, because it doe
s not have a 'pyproject.toml' and the 'wheel' package is not installed. pip
23.1 will enforce this b
ehaviour change. A possible replacement is to enable the '--use-pep517'
option. Discussion can be fo
und at
 Running install for pytorch ... error
 error: subprocess-exited-with-error

 × Running install for pytorch did not run successfully.
 │ exit code: 1
 ╰─> [6 lines of output]
     Traceback (most recent call last):
       File "<string>", line 2, in <module>
       File "<pip-setuptools-caller>", line 34, in <module>
line 11,
in <module>
         raise Exception(message)
     Exception: You tried to install "pytorch". The package named for
PyTorch is "torch"
     [end of output]

 note: This error originates from a subprocess, and is likely not a problem
with pip.
error: legacy-install-failure

× Encountered error while trying to install package.
╰─> pytorch

note: This is an issue with the package mentioned above, not pip.
hint: See above for output from the failure.

Il giorno sab 19 nov 2022 alle ore 18:49 Tomek CEDRO <> ha

> On Sat, Nov 19, 2022 at 6:06 PM Mario Marietto  wrote:
> > Thanks. Yours seem to be very detailed instructions. Unfortunately I'm
> not so experienced to understand what to do. Thanks anyway for your
> kindness.
> No worries we all learn all the time.. just take some time and it will
> eventually work :-)
> You may want to clone the PYTORCH repo and try to build on FreeBSD:
> This is very popular AI framework, but I did not use it yet, so I have
> no experience sorry.. maybe someone on the list would have some
> experience in PYTORCH on FreeBSD and/or would be interested in
> creating PyTORCH and PyTORCHVISION ports?
> --