How To Install difflib in Python Using CMD?

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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

 ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1:
command: 'c:\users\mobor\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\python.exe' -u -c 'import io, os, sys, setuptools, tokenize; sys.argv[0] = '"'"'C:\\Users\\mobor\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\pip-install-vucu1hfu\\cdifflib_677b033331d94e399f2e00cd81de0fd2\\setup.py'"'"'; __file__='"'"'C:\\Users\\mobor\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\pip-install-vucu1hfu\\cdifflib_677b033331d94e399f2e00cd81de0fd2\\setup.py'"'"';f = getattr(tokenize, '"'"'open'"'"', open)(__file__) if os.path.exists(__file__) else io.StringIO('"'"'from setuptools import setup; setup()'"'"');code = f.read().replace('"'"'\r\n'"'"', '"'"'\n'"'"');f.close();exec(compile(code, __file__, '"'"'exec'"'"'))' install --record 'C:\Users\mobor\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-record-7qvnasgp\install-record.txt' --single-version-externally-managed --compile --install-headers 'c:\users\mobor\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\Include\cdifflib'
cwd: C:\Users\mobor\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-install-vucu1hfu\cdifflib_677b033331d94e399f2e00cd81de0fd2\
Complete output (11 lines):
c:\users\mobor\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\lib\distutils\dist.py:261: UserWarning: Unknown distribution option: 'long_description_content_type'
warnings.warn(msg)
running install
running build
running build_py
creating build
creating build\lib.win32-3.6
copying cdifflib.py -> build\lib.win32-3.6
running build_ext
building '_cdifflib' extension
error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required. Get it with "Microsoft Visual C++ Build Tools": http://landinghub.visualstudio.com/visual-cpp-build-tools
----------------------------------------
ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1: 'c:\users\mobor\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\python.exe' -u -c 'import io, os, sys, setuptools, tokenize; sys.argv[0] = '"'"'C:\\Users\\mobor\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\pip-install-vucu1hfu\\cdifflib_677b033331d94e399f2e00cd81de0fd2\\setup.py'"'"'; __file__='"'"'C:\\Users\\mobor\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\pip-install-vucu1hfu\\cdifflib_677b033331d94e399f2e00cd81de0fd2\\setup.py'"'"';f = getattr(tokenize, '"'"'open'"'"', open)(__file__) if os.path.exists(__file__) else io.StringIO('"'"'from setuptools import setup; setup()'"'"');code = f.read().replace('"'"'\r\n'"'"', '"'"'\n'"'"');f.close();exec(compile(code, __file__, '"'"'exec'"'"'))' install --record 'C:\Users\mobor\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-record-7qvnasgp\install-record.txt' --single-version-externally-managed --compile --install-headers 'c:\users\mobor\appdata\local\programs\python\python36-32\Include\cdifflib' Check the logs for full command output.

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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