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Re: Trying to install beta in CentOS 8 -- missing py3libacl, python3-pyx

From: Robert Nichols
Subject: Re: Trying to install beta in CentOS 8 -- missing py3libacl, python3-pyxattr
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 15:00:20 -0600
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On 1/6/20 3:18 AM, EricZolf wrote:

You could simply install the libraries with pip: `sudo pip3 install pylibacl 
pyxattr` (or with `pip3 install --user ...` if you only want to use 
rdiff-backup under one specific user). Just make sure you don't install both 
via rpm and pip. The README [1] describes how to install the wheel.

@Frank the dependencies py3libacl and python3-pyxattr of the RPM should only be 
recommendations IMHO

Hope this helps, Eric

[1] https://github.com/rdiff-backup/rdiff-backup#on-linux

On January 6, 2020 4:26:40 AM UTC, Robert Nichols <address@hidden> wrote:

Looks like I'll have to figure out how to install a .whl file, but
isn't that going to leave me without py3libacl, which I believe is a
binary and not a python script, and I'm not sure pyxattr is going to be
included. I need to have both ACLs and extended attributes supported.

I am far, far away from getting this to install. "pip3 install pyxattr" fails 
   acl.c:23:10: fatal error: Python.h: No such file or directory

All attempts to install rdiff-backup fail with:
   No matching distribution found for rdiff-backup-1.4.0{whatever I 

If I include the .whl suffix I just get "looks like a filename, but file does not 

I am way out of my territory here. I'm afraid I have to ask for the exact 
keystrokes to
type, without any "VERSION" placeholders or "ignore slight differences in 
comments. My distro is CentOS 8, 64 bit.  Python version is 3.6.8.

I'd rather not wait for the official release in order to find the hard-link 
that I am 99% sure I will find.

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