[Distutils] help required

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 04:04:02 EST 2017

On 5 March 2017 at 21:43, Dominic Lund <dominic.lund at lj-oz.com> wrote:
> I have a third party python module I have just downloaded
> It is in a zip file in my download directory
> How do I use pip to install it?
> Or can I ‘install’ it manually?

Does the documentation for the module not tell you how to do so? If
not, it's difficult to advise you with so little information. "pip
install <the zipfile>" might work, but be aware that that command will
likely run some of the code in the zipfile, so if you're not sure it's
the right thing to do, you should at least be sure that the code has
come from somewhere you trust.

For anyone here to help you, you'd need to at a minimum let us know
what the module is, where you got it from, and what you have already
tried (and what happened).


More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list