[cairo] pip3 pycairo installation help on MacOS

Christoph Reiter reiter.christoph at gmail.com
Fri Jun 16 07:21:46 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 1:55 AM, Bob Lewis <bobl at tricity.wsu.edu> wrote:
> It looks like the package is there, but cannot be installed. Is this
> a pip problem or a pycairo problem?

The package got registered by the previous maintainer and at that time
pypi did not host all tarballs themselves and fetched them from
cairographics instead. Nowadays pypi no longer redirects to external
hosting and so the pypi entry still exists, but the installation

And because the previous maintainer can't be contacted the package
can't be updated.

You can use the following until this is resolved:

pip3 install https://github.com/pygobject/pycairo/releases/download/v1.13.3/pycairo-1.13.3.tar.gz

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