3.4rc2 and pip on windows
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Mar 3 20:47:36 CET 2014
On 03/03/2014 00:07, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 3/2/2014 6:55 PM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> Trying to install pyttsx, it doesn't strike me as very clever that, as
>> seen below, you get "Successfully installed pyttsx" despite the syntax
>> errors and you can't actually do an import.
>> c:\Users\Mark\CrossCode>c:\Python34\Scripts\pip3.4.exe install pyttsx
>> Downloading/unpacking pyttsx
>> Downloading pyttsx-1.1.tar.gz
>> Running setup.py
>> egg_info for package pyttsx
>> Installing collected packages: pyttsx
>> Running setup.py install for pyttsx
>> File "C:\Python34\Lib\site-packages\pyttsx\driver.py", line 105
>> except Exception, e:
>> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
>> [other syntax errors snipped]
>> Successfully installed pyttsx
> A bug it seems to me.
>> Cleaning up...
>> c:\Users\Mark\CrossCode>py -3.4
>> Python 3.4.0rc2 (v3.4.0rc2:a300712ed38c, Feb 23 2014, 10:49:04) [MSC
>> v.1600 32 bit (Intel)] on win32
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>> >>> import pyttsx
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>> File "C:\Python34\lib\site-packages\pyttsx\__init__.py", line 18, in
>> from engine import Engine
>> I've looked at pyttsx in my 3.3 site-packages and it appears that I've
>> manually run 2to3. Is this something that could be done automatically
>> by pip? Your thoughts please, ladies and gentlemen.
> I should hope so.
FTR I raised this as http://bugs.python.org/issue20846 and it was closed
11 minutes after I raised it. I won't say anything else as I'm
extremely tired and irritable and might well regret it later.
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.
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