[Distutils] problem reinstalling easy_install
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Dec 1 18:50:42 CET 2008
At 11:43 AM 12/1/2008 -0500, dunia wrote:
>I installed setuptools following the instructions at
>http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/EasyInstall...but then i
>realized that this package was in my repo (i'm using Debian sid). I
>tried to undo my previous installation by removing from /usr/bin and
>/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages all setuptools packages/files, and
>installed python-setuptools from the repository without
>inconvenients. Now, when i try to use it, i get the following error:
># easy_install -v ZopeSkel
>error: /tmp/easy_install-8zRT0t: Too many links
>Please, i'm stuck here, any hints will be much appreciated.
Is it the same error message each time (i.e.
/tmp/easy_install-8zRT0t)? Or does the directory name change each time?
Also, is there any text that appears *before* the "error:" line, but
after you type in the command?
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