Werk #14792: Enable pip install of packages as site user

Component Site management
Title Enable pip install of packages as site user
Date Dec 16, 2022
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 2.2.0i1 2.1.0p21 2.0.0p34
Level Trivial Change
Class Bug Fix
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

In case you want to install python packages with pip as a site user, which needs to be compiled from source, this should now be possible.

One use case for this would be the installation of ibm_db which is needed for the active check "check_sql":

python3 -m pip -vvv install --user ibm_db

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