How to install pip for Python 3 on Mac OS X?
OS X (Mavericks) has Python 2.7 stock installed. But I do all my own personal Python stuff with 3.3. I just flushed my 3.3.2 install and installed the new 3.3.3. So I need to install
pyserial again. I can do it the way I've done it before, which is:
- Download pyserial from pypi
- untar pyserial.tgz
- cd pyserial
python3 setup.py install
But I'd like to do like the cool kids do, and just do something like
pip3 install pyserial. But it's not clear how I get to that point. And just that point. Not interested (unless I have to be) in virtualenv yet.
UPDATE: This is no longer necessary with Python3.4. It installs pip3 as part of the stock install.
I ended up posting this same question on the python mailing list, and got the following answer:
# download and install setuptools curl -O https://bootstrap.pypa.io/ez_setup.py python3 ez_setup.py # download and install pip curl -O https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py python3 get-pip.py
Which solved my question perfectly. After adding the following for my own:
cd /usr/local/bin ln -s ../../../Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.3/bin/pip pip
So that I could run pip directly, I was able to:
# use pip to install pip install pyserial
# Don't want it? pip uninstall pyserial
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