[Distutils] setuptools 0.6a1 is officially released

Kevin Dangoor dangoor at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 16:26:13 CEST 2005

I get a 404 when trying to install via ez_setup:

python ez_setup.py
Downloading http://www.python.org/packages/source/s/setuptools/setuptools-0.6a1-py2.4.egg

urllib2.HTTPError: HTTP Error 404: Not Found

The actual URL appears to be:


On 9/14/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> and is available from PyPI.  The latest bootstrap script is at:
>      http://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/ez_setup.py
> And updated HTML documentation is available at:
>     http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools  (developers/deployers)
>     http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/EasyInstall (administrators/users)
>     http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/PkgResources (runtime reference)
> There are way too many new features to list coherently, but some highlights
> include better support for non-root installs, RPM support, performance
> enhancements, a new "entry point" system for linking plugins to extensible
> apps and frameworks, a lot more documentation, and more than a few bug fixes.
> Please send questions, comments, and bug reports to distutils-sig at python.org.
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