python -m installer

This interface allows you to install one or more wheels into a Python interpreter.

usage: python -m installer [-h] [--destdir path] [--prefix path]
                           [--compile-bytecode level] [--no-compile-bytecode]
                           [--validate-record part]
                           wheel [wheel ...]

Positional Arguments


wheel file to install

Named Arguments

--destdir, -d

destination directory (prefix to prepend to each file)

--prefix, -p

override prefix to install packages to


Possible choices: 0, 1, 2

generate bytecode for the specified optimization level(s) (default=0, 1)


don’t generate bytecode for installed modules

Default: False


Possible choices: all, entries, none

validate the wheel against certain part of its record (default=none)

Default: “none”