[Solved] ERROR: Failed building wheel for pycryptodome

Error: failed building wheel for pycryptodome PIP installation error solution

1. Questions

PIP install pycryptodome build wheel error error error stack display reference OpenSSL error

 ERROR: Failed building wheel for pycryptodome

2. Solutions

# ①. install brew
# ②. install openssl@1
# ③ link to openssl
env LDFLAGS="-L$(brew --prefix openssl)/lib" CFLAGS="-I$(brew --prefix openssl)/include"

3. Other collected information

For devices using apple silicon, you can try this (because the default homebrew bin directory is different)

export LDFLAGS="-L/opt/homebrew/opt/[email protected]/lib"
export CPPFLAGS="-I/opt/homebrew/opt/[email protected]/include"

You can enter the view command yourself

brew info openssl

If you want to install an older version of cryptography (such as 2.9.x), you must link [email protected] instead of openssl@3

brew install openssl will prompt you to export


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