Installing pySerial

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at
Thu Sep 18 12:01:34 EDT 2008

"Joe G (Home)" <joe.g at> wrote in message 
news:48d2781f$0$4449$afc38c87 at

> I have installed Python for windows today from the python web site  .I also installed 
> pySerial using the Windows installer from the sourceforge web site.....

You need to read the pySerial smallprint, where it says:

"The files in this package are 100% pure Python. They depend on non standard but
common packages on Windows (pywin32) and Jython (JavaComm).
POSIX (Linux, BSD) uses only modules from the standard Python distribution)"

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