How To Install difflib in Python Using CMD?

Tired of installing the difflib library of Python in cmd? Already knew but nowhere you will get a solution properly on how to actually install the difflib library?

This error is still coming if you are using this command:


pip install cdifflib

or alternative its


pip3 install cdifflib

The second alternative is:


pip3 install cdifflib --no-cache-dir

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<code>pip3 install cdifflib --no-cache-dir</code>
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It takes up to 2-3 seconds then start showing the error that looks like:
<pre>

 ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1:
command: 'c:\users\hasan enterprises\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\python.exe' -u -c 'import sys, setuptools, tokenize; sys.argv[0] = '"'"'C:\\Users\\HASANE~1\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\pip-install-i6_bcwoq\\cdifflib_6714e9b0460b4688b21967018c6c08e5\\setup.py'"'"'; __file__='"'"'C:\\Users\\HASANE~1\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\pip-install-i6_bcwoq\\cdifflib_6714e9b0460b4688b21967018c6c08e5\\setup.py'"'"';f=getattr(tokenize, '"'"'open'"'"', open)(__file__);code=f.read().replace('"'"'\r\n'"'"', '"'"'\n'"'"');f.close();exec(compile(code, __file__, '"'"'exec'"'"'))' install --record 'C:\Users\HASANE~1\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-record-rzgetoc4\install-record.txt' --single-version-externally-managed --compile --install-headers 'c:\users\hasan enterprises\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\Include\cdifflib'
cwd: C:\Users\HASANE~1\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-install-i6_bcwoq\cdifflib_6714e9b0460b4688b21967018c6c08e5\
Complete output (11 lines):
c:\users\hasan enterprises\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\lib\site-packages\setuptools\dist.py:637: UserWarning: Usage of dash-separated 'description-file' will not be supported in future versions. Please use the underscore name 'description_file' instead
% (opt, underscore_opt))
running install
running build
running build_py
creating build
creating build\lib.win32-3.6
copying cdifflib.py -&amp;gt; build\lib.win32-3.6
running build_ext
building '_cdifflib' extension
error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 or greater is required. Get it with "Microsoft C++ Build Tools": https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/visual-cpp-build-tools/

And already tried difflib python 3 pip also in cmd but nothing found a way of solution where it start working perfectly.

How To Install difflib in Python Using CMD?

  • Go to Github page: here the official link: here

Install difflib

  • Then it will automatically drop-down a few more ways that check out for downloading the files.
  • Install difflibIn the above image, you can see three arrows.
    • 1. Goes to copy the command.
    •  gh repo clone mduggan/cdifflib 
    • 2. You can open using the GitHub desktop.
    • 3. Download zip files that are easy to use.
  • So, choose the third one of them.
  • Extract that file anywhere.
  • Open CMD run windows + r and write [ cmd ].
  • Mention the folder or go to that folder using the cmd command [ cd ]
  • If none above of them. Write this command.

python setup.py --help

Again follow this one.


python setup.py install

That’s will be automatically installed and there will not have even an error.

Install difflib in Python Using CMD

It’s done.

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