[Python-Dev] PEP 453 (pip bootstrapping) ready for pronouncement?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Sep 27 16:39:50 CEST 2013


On 27/09/2013 15:26, Paul Moore wrote:

> So, for Windows users, installing a package becomes "pip install XXX".
>

Apologies if this has already been said but it only works if you've 
already installed an appropriate compiler.  I've lost count of the 
number of times I've tried this, got the (rather cyptic) "error: Unable 
to find vcvarsall.bat" message and then gone off to find a suitable 
binary download.

-- 
Cheers.

Mark Lawrence



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