Moving directories works because of the issue described in. This method is to create a system variable for vs2010 use, and the variable is actually copy from my original configuration in visual studio 2013. There are several different languages in the update. You can find a binary lxml package here: What is a binary package, and what exactly do I do with it? You need to install the latest version of the Visual Studio. You can do this with: pip install --upgrade setuptools The reason you would want to do that is, based on experience, because that error can continue to persist with Python even after you install the Visual Studio and the setup tools are not up to date.
But all the evidence implies it's a lot more likely that you just don't have it. If a Python package you are installing does not have a wheel, you can install this compiler package on your own machine. Sounds like you needed Gohlke also, per your specs:64bit. I had not problems installing it on the Python 2. Microsoft also ship Visual C++ redistributables to developers so they can test their apps against the new Visual C++ files, and if their apps are compatible with the update, they can choose to include the new version of Visual C++ redistributable in their apps. Also, you probably would want to upgrade your setup tools for Python, setuptools. Questions: I am trying to build lxml for Python 2.
If that's the case then the answer is yes, you should install this version. Shouldn't the latest one have everything the previous ones did? Most apps, however, bind to the latest edition of the same major version, as it is the default behavior and can benefit from Microsoft's security updates. The programs that run these binary files know in advance how that file is formatted, so only they can typically run that format. So, the fact that you thought Christoph Gohlke didn't provide binaries for lxml implies that you hadn't found these docs. The above update was downloaded and installed on an external hard disk attached to my main computer on October 14 2006. So try: pip install lxml then reinstall python-docx: pip install python-docx Keep us updated! This latest update was not identifiable in the last batch of October updates and I assume it was included in the October Security Rollup. By the way, before I can help you, I need to know your operating system.
We needed a specific program an executable to run these files on their own. For example, In Automate the Boring Stuff, we worked with files like. Browse other questions tagged or. Edit: To try to answer your question about what a binary file is, it's essentially a file that needs to be converted into machine code compiled to be able to run. A binary wheel of a Python package can then be installed on any Windows system without requiring access to a C compiler.
I cannot tell who was doing something wrong here — probably I. So, it's possible that you did install libxml2, but not in a way that lxml2's setup script can find it. Would someone from Microsoft please advise. No Microsoft update for any application has ever installed itself on my external hard drive. To remove or repair the compiler package, locate the entry in Programs and Features and select Remove or Repair.
. Some apps may be very specific to bind to the exact version of the Visual C++ dlls, for example, to make sure the app runs exactly as published. Furthermore, I must have a dozen updates installed for Visual C++ and I would like to know if I need them all. I have now spent three days on this issue and need to move on. Now, as to what that might means for you; that. Loewis in the email titled on python-list mailing list states the same Python 2. Windows unlike most other platforms doesn't come with these libraries.
I also got this problem, but the workarounds provided above are not work for me as well. Since you have pip, try this: Type: pip uninstall python-docx Then, install lxml by itself. We'll do it the easy way with pip and hopefully that'll be the solution. On a 64bit computer, the system could have both x86 and x64 editions of Visual C++ Redistributables installed, since Visual C++ redistributable is a common used component, and it is normal to have both 32bit apps and 64bit apps or even apps that contains both 32bit code and 64bit code installed on a 64bit system. Thanks, but what does this mean? The typical error message you will receive if you need this compiler package is Unable to find vcvarsall.
Which version of lxml would you recommend? You can probably find the app installing a redistributable by looking for the app with the same install date, but there is no telling how many other apps depend on the same redistributable got installed later. Is this intended behaviour for this update and if so, what is the rationale for it being installed outside of my main computer? Once the compiler is installed and you have updated to setuptools 6. Any ideas why I cannot compile using pip? As the say: Unless you are using a static binary distribution e. Edit: Well, Looks like I'm going to have to just cut bait and use Python 2. I tried setting the path to have Microsoft Visual Studio. You will see updates listed in installed programs along with their base versions, if you installed updates to Visual C++ redistributables from Microsoft or from apps developers.
Would you like to answer one of these instead? Are you running Windows, Mac, or Linux? The similarly start off with: To build lxml from source, you need libxml2 and libxslt properly installed, including the header files. Uninstalling one Visual C++ redistributable could save you a few megabytes of disk space, but you risk breaking an app in doing so. It should be automatic, but just to make sure. Visual C++ redistributables contain code written by Microsoft, thus Microsoft issues security updates for them. If you are managing multiple machines and need to install the Python package on all of them, you should install the wheel package and use pip wheel to produce a wheel that can be installed on machines without requiring this package.