Pint has no dependencies except Python itself. In runs on Python 2.6 and 3.0+.
You can install it (or upgrade to the latest version) using pip:
$ pip install -U pint
That’s all! You can check that Pint is correctly installed by starting up python, and importing pint:
>>> import pint >>> pint.__version__
If you have an old system installation of Python and you don’t want to mess with it, you can try Anaconda CE. It is a free Python distribution by Continuum Analytics that includes many scientific packages.
You can check the installation with the following command:
On Arch Linux, you can alternatively install Pint from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The latest release is available as python-pint, and packages tracking the master branch of the GitHub repository are available as python-pint-git and python2-pint-git.
Getting the code¶
$ git clone git://github.com/hgrecco/pint.git
Download the tarball:
$ curl -OL https://github.com/hgrecco/pint/tarball/master
Or, download the zipball:
$ curl -OL https://github.com/hgrecco/pint/zipball/master
Once you have a copy of the source, you can embed it in your Python package, or install it into your site-packages easily:
$ python setup.py install