How To Installation Using Tarball?


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A Tarball is a compressed archive of files or a directory. The CherryPy framework provides a Tarball for each of its releases (alpha, beta, and stable).

It contains complete source code of the library. The name comes from the utility used in UNIX and other operating systems.

Here are the steps to be followed for the installation of CherryPy using tar ball −

Step 1 − Download the version as per user requirements

Step 2 − Search for the directory where Tarball has been downloaded and uncompress it. For Linux operating system, type the following command: tar zxvf cherrypy-x.y.z.tgz

For Microsoft Windows, the user can use a utility such as 7-Zip or Winzip to uncompress the archive via a graphical interface.

Step 3 − Move to the newly created directory and use the following command to build CherryPy: python build

For the global installation, the following command should be used: python install

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