[Distutils] easy_install fails on sourceforge?
pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Jun 30 03:52:01 CEST 2009
At 06:26 PM 6/29/2009 -0700, Andrew Straw wrote:
>I'm getting a similar issue (easy_install failing on sourceforge) when
>trying to download Pyro:
>$ easy_install -eb. Pyro
>DeprecationWarning: BaseException.message has been deprecated as of
> self.message = message
>Searching for Pyro
>No local packages or download links found for a source distribution of Pyro
>error: Could not find suitable distribution for Requirement.parse('Pyro')
>The thing is, there is a source distribution of Pyro right there on the
>SourceForge website. Why doesn't this grab the .tar.gz file and build
>and install it? I thought setuptools did this automatically. Perhaps my
>memory is failing me. (It wouldn't be the first time.)
Two things. First, the correct URL for Pyro downloads is
Second, Sourceforge has changed their pages again so that they no
longer give direct links to downloadable files; instead, they link to
a "downloading.php" which setuptools does not recognize as a downloadable file.
I'm not sure when this changed on Sourceforge, but I do hope that SF
users will complain long and loud about it.
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