[CentOS] youtube-dl No module named 'pkg_resources'

Wed May 8 14:08:12 UTC 2019
Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>

On Wed, 8 May 2019, Nux! wrote:

> How did you install it?

Most recently
yum reinstall youtube-dl

> I'm using their binary and it works great, just tested it.
> https://ytdl-org.github.io/youtube-dl/download.html

> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Michael Hennebry" <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>
>> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 03:55:12
>> Subject: [CentOS] youtube-dl No module named 'pkg_resources'
>> youtube-dl doesn't work for me after a recent update.
>> I do not use it often, so do not know whether the update matters.
>> It gives the error message:
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "/usr/bin/youtube-dl", line 6, in <module>
>>     from pkg_resources import load_entry_point
>> ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'pkg_resources'
>> I've tried reinstalling python-setuptools,
>> installing python34-setuptools and reinstalling youtube-dl .
>> I'm aware there is a bugzilla on it.
>> That and stackoverflow are where I got the ideas above.
>> How do I make youtube-dl work on Centos 7?

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