[Slackbuilds-users] libinput-1.15.4 build fails: no pkg_resources

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Mar 23 23:31:10 UTC 2020

On Tue, 24 Mar 2020, Christoph Willing wrote:

> In each case (14.2 and -current) importing the pkg_resource module
> normally works because either python3 or python-setuptools contains the
> pkg_resources module. In your case it doesn't work because you're mixing
> 14.2's python-setuptools (no pkg_resources module) with -current's python3
> (also no pkg_resources module). If you must have -current's python3-3.8.2
> then you'll also need to update to -current's python-setuptools (45.2.0)
> to access the pkg_resources module. Who knows what else that change will
> break ...


Thanks for the insights. I'm writing an application that needs to run under
the current Python3 version, that's why I upgrade to the latest. Since I've
not had any issues with applications using libinput-1.15.3 (which is
installed here) I'll forego upgrading that library.



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