Pip reference broken

It seems there is something broken on the multipass install.
I’m trying out a super plain publish of a python based snap.
It fails trying to run pip.

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Pulling talki
no source pull
Building talki
/root/parts/talki/install/usr/bin/python3: No module named pip
/root/parts/talki/install/usr/bin/python3: No module named pip
Failed to run ‘/root/parts/talki/install/usr/bin/python3 -m pip list’: Exited with code 1.
Run the same command again with --debug to shell into the environment if you wish to introspect this failure.
An error occurred when trying to execute ‘sudo -i env SNAPCRAFT_HAS_TTY=True snapcraft snap’ with ‘multipass’: returned exit code 2.

I think it is a bug in the python plugin, try clean the python plugin part and rebuild again.

I’ve done ‘snapcraft clean’ 10+ times, is there another way to do that?

Can you share your snapcraft.yaml? It’s very hard to debug without seeing what you’re asking snapcraft to do

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I’m happy to write the snapcraft.yaml any way needed, if I can just get a basic Python script to run. I tried to write one based on examples that seemed to be supposed to work.
This is my current version

name: talki
version: git
description: >
Talki …

architectures: [all]
grade: devel
confinement: devmode

command: env PYTHONPATH=$SNAP/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages PREFIX=$SNAP GIT_EXEC_PATH=$SNAP/usr/lib/git-core LC_ALL=C.UTF-8 $SNAP/bin/talki
plugs: [network, network-bind, home]

plugin: python
source: .
requirements: requirements.txt

the requirements.txt has one line