We bring you good news!
That's right — the official version of PyZMQ can now detect the absence of a system-wide ØMQ library and respond by building and linking to its own copy of the library. The PyZMQ distribution carries its own copy of the source code so that no network access is necessary for its install to complete successfully.
This means your project can now simply depend upon normal pyzmq instead of the separate name pyzmq-static.
The main PyZMQ gained this superpower with its 184.108.40.206 release. If you need to use an older version of PyZMQ, then you can simply hard-code a dependency in your requirements.txt or setup.py against whatever older version of pyzmq-static you would like to keep using: