What repo is ok to use to install python3-devel on CentOS 7 ?

I seem to find only Fedora and OpenSuse versions.

yum install python3-devel
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No package python3-devel available.
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    CentOS 7 did not ship with Python 3 in the repositories. What are you trying to accomplish? Commented Aug 3, 2015 at 1:00
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    @MichaelHampton it looks like OP is trying to run Python 3 on CentOS 7. Commented Feb 23, 2017 at 10:47

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You can always activate the EPEL Repository, it has a python34-devel package available.

  • Philipp: welcome to SF. Concise, informative, well-referenced answer - +1 from me, I hope you stay around and keep it up.
    – MadHatter
    Commented Aug 21, 2015 at 7:17
  • Is the EPEL repository activated by default when installed? I have it installed, but still do not find a python 3 devel package... Commented Mar 27, 2017 at 12:41
  • I can't comment on the first answer, so I add an answer. stackoverflow.com/questions/43047284/… provides a way to find and install the package. find packages: yum search python3 | grep devel, choose a package (e.g., python3-devel.x86_64), and install the package: yum install -y python3-devel.x86_64 Commented Dec 8, 2017 at 6:15

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