I am trying to install Python for JIRA. I'm using Windows 7 and executing pip via a MinGW shell (I've tried just the command prompt as well). I'm getting timeout messages when trying to install, and I suspect it has something to do with the firewall here at work as I've had no problems on my home computer Mac OSX( I guess it could be a windows issue). My question is that I'm wondering if it even needs to be installed as it appears from the tar file it is just a python package containing no binaries, just .py files? I unzipped and changed my python sys.path and was able to import jira. I cannot however connect to the Atlassian server as in the examples, but this could be a firewall related problem as well.
the python-JIRA package is just a collection of .py files and packages, so you do not need to use a compiled version / there are no binaries required to get it working. The JIRA instance in the examples is a publicly available JIRA instance (avaialble at jira.atlassian.com) so you should have no problems accessing it.
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