[Distutils] easy_install problem.

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Dec 3 20:48:36 CET 2005

At 06:07 PM 12/3/2005 +0000, John J Lee wrote:
>1). ez_setup.py is just the bootstrap script.  Run it once, throw it away.

Except on Windows, where you need to use it to update setuptools.  If you 
use easy_install.exe to upgrade itself, Windows will complain about trying 
to overwrite the running executable.  I have a workaround planned for that 
eventually, but it's not very high priority at the moment.

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