How to install lazy_import on Windows#

If you encounter UnicodeDecodeError when installing lazy_import on Windows, try the following steps:

  1. Download the source code of lazy_import from PyPI.

  2. Unzip the file and open

  3. Modify line 5 and 6 as follows:

    with open('README.rst', encoding='utf-8') as infile:
        readme =
  4. Run the following command to install lazy_import from source code:

    python install