JIRA Python installation question


No sure if it is right place to ask this question.

I just installed jira-python tool in my Win7 with pip tool.

However, when I try to use jirashell. Python gives me such error message. I am not familiar with python.

Can someone give me some hint for how to fix ? thanks


Traceback (most recent call last):

File "F:\Python2.7\Scripts\jirashell-script.py", line 5, in <module>

from pkg_resources import load_entry_point

File "F:\Python2.7\lib\site-packages\setuptools-0.6c11-py2.7.egg\pkg_resources

.py", line 2607, in <module>

File "F:\Python2.7\lib\site-packages\setuptools-0.6c11-py2.7.egg\pkg_resources

.py", line 565, in resolve

pkg_resources.DistributionNotFound: pyreadline>=1.7.1

2 answers

Did you perform the installation as per the docs at http://jira-python.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ ? It says to install using "pip install jira-python"

(I am assuming that you are referring to the same)

It mentions a lot of dependencies and you exception looks to be a dependency issue and looks like you have just downloaded the distribution.

Yes. I use pip install and it helps to install a lot of modules...

I don't understand why I still can't use jirashell.

@Renjith is right, you need to run "pip install jira-python" rather than what the instructions say ("pip install jira").


Yes, using "pip install jira-python" worked for me.

where do i issue this command? sorry i am totally new to here.

pip install jira-python

At command prompt.

i found out the solution. i was trying in windows. this is actually for linux, thanks

You can use python in Windows. Just make sure Python is in your PATH environmental variable.

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