# [Distutils] Installing from a wheel

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 18:44:29 CEST 2013

```On 21 August 2013 17:21, Oscar Benjamin <oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Okay I've just tried that and that's definitely the way I want to use it.
>
> So basically:
> \$ python setup.py bdist_wheel  # Makes wheels
>

With pip and wheel installed

pip wheel .

will also build a wheel from the current directory (to
wheelhouse\proj-ver.whl). You can use -w to put the wheel somewhere else if
you prefer. Or if you want to build a wheel from a sdist on PyPI, something