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

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Fri Sep 27 16:42:29 CEST 2013

On Sep 27, 2013, at 10:39 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> 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.

Going forward Wheels are binary packages that pip can install.

Donald Stufft
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