[docs] [issue34328] Question Incorrect URL for the Visual C++ Build Tools

sakamotoaya report at bugs.python.org
Fri Aug 3 01:21:37 EDT 2018

New submission from sakamotoaya <aya.sakamoto at outlook.com>:

I try "python setup.py". 
The following issue has occurred.

Excerpt from Error
reading manifest template 'MANIFEST.in'
writing manifest file 'scikit_learn.egg-info\SOURCES.txt'
running build_ext
No module named 'numpy.distutils._msvccompiler' in numpy.distutils; trying from
customize MSVCCompiler
Missing compiler_cxx fix for MSVCCompiler
customize MSVCCompiler using build_clib
building 'libsvm-skl' library
compiling C sources
error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required. Get it with "Microsoft Visual C++
Build Tools": http://landinghub.visualstudio.com/visual-cpp-build-tools

Expired link:  

I think The new link:

Please give me advice on how I should correct those error message.

components: Windows
messages: 323024
nosy: HiyashiChuka, docs at python, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: Question Incorrect URL for the Visual C++ Build Tools
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8

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