Commit 54c5254d authored by Andi Vajda's avatar Andi Vajda
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added more about installation

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## Installing PyICU
PyICU is a python extension implemented in C++ that wraps the C/C++ ICU library.
It is known to also work as a [PyPy](https://www.pypy.org/) extension.
Unless ``pkg-config`` and the ICU libraries and headers are already installed,
the PyICU installation involves more than just a ``pip`` call.
- Mac OS X
- Ensure ICU is installed and can be found by `pkg-config` (as `icu-config` was [deprecated](http://userguide.icu-project.org/howtouseicu#TOC-C-Makefiles) as of ICU 63.1), either by following [ICU build instructions](https://htmlpreview.github.io/?https://github.com/unicode-org/icu/blob/master/icu4c/readme.html#HowToBuild), or by using Homebrew:
```sh
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pip install --no-binary=:pyicu: pyicu
```
- Other operating systems, see below.
## Building PyICU
Before building PyICU the ICU libraries must be built and installed. Refer
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