[diffoscope] Unable to install diffoscope in Ubuntu 14.04

Jérémy Bobbio lunar at debian.org
Fri Jan 15 11:18:27 CET 2016

Sijo M C:
> I have tried the steps in the website https://diffoscope.org/ to install
> diffoscope. But I am unable to complete the installation due error. The
> errors are given below.
> Please look into this and give me the exact steps to complete the
> installation.
> root at lamp:~# pip install diffoscope
> Downloading/unpacking diffoscope
> Downloading diffoscope-45.tar.gz (336Kb): 336Kb downloaded
> Running setup.py egg_info for package diffoscope
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<string>", line 14, in <module>
> File "/root/build/diffoscope/setup.py", line 27, in <module>
> long_description=open('README.rst', encoding='utf-8').read(), TypeError:
> 'encoding' is an invalid keyword argument for this function

diffoscope requires Python 3.4. So installing python3-pip and
using `pip3` instead of `pip` in the command line above should work.

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