[Distutils] Having problems with "scripts" section
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Sep 10 04:42:42 CEST 2005
At 11:29 PM 9/9/2005 -0300, Scott Kirkwood wrote:
>With Phillips's help I figured out the problem:
>scott at scott:~/scott/python/wxoptparse$ runWx
>Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/usr/bin/runWx", line 4, in ?
> pkg_resources.run_script('wxOptParse==0.1.2', 'runWx')
> line 407, in run_script
> self.require(requires).run_script(script_name, ns)
> line 914, in run_script
> raise ResolutionError("No script named %r" % script_name)
>pkg_resources.ResolutionError: No script named 'runWx'
>scott at scott:~/scott/python/wxoptparse$ cd ..
>scott at scott:~/scott/python$ runWx
>usage: wxoptparse.py <programtorun>
>Basically, I was testing within my source directory and it was getting
>confused when it saw a folder called wxoptparse. The error was not very
>helpful in this case.
When testing, use 'setup.py develop' or 'setup.py test', and you won't have
this issue; the "develop" command sets up the scripts so they run from your
source tree, rather than trying to run them from an egg.
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