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macOS Mojave pyenv: Install failed, "zlib not available"

If you are having the error "zlib not available", try to use CFLAGS="-I$(xcrun --show-sdk-path)/usr/include" environment variable before compilation. Check here for more details.

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SOLVED: OSX or macOS Sierra, error while installing python with python: zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available

Read how to solve the zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available error while using pyenv to install a new python version. For OSX our solution was to use export CFLAGS="-I$(brew --prefix openssl)/include -I$(xcrun --show-sdk-path)/usr/include" and export LDFLAGS="-L$(brew --prefix openssl)/lib" environment variables while installing python with pyenv.