Akagi201
9/1/2015 - 9:32 AM

How to install PyAudio into a VirtualEnv on Mac OS X 10.10

How to install PyAudio into a VirtualEnv on Mac OS X 10.10

Install portaudio using homebrew (or method of your choice)

brew install portaudio

create $HOME/.pydistutils.cfg using the include and lib directories of your portaudio install:

[build_ext]
include_dirs=/Users/jrobert1271/homebrew/Cellar/portaudio/19.20140130/include/
library_dirs=/Users/jrobert1271/homebrew/Cellar/portaudio/19.20140130/lib/

Then in your virtualenv:

pip install --allow-external pyaudio --allow-unverified pyaudio pyaudio

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