[Distutils] Spurious "required version not available" error for setuptools?

Hamish Lawson hbl at st-andrews.ac.uk
Thu Aug 31 09:56:01 CEST 2006

Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> Would you mind including the entire log of the error, too?  Thanks.

robin-hbl% easy_install svn://kid-templating.org/trunk
Doing subversion checkout from svn://kid-templating.org/trunk to
Processing trunk
Running setup.py -q bdist_egg --dist-dir
The required version of setuptools (>=0.6a11) is not available, and
can't be installed while this script is running. Please install
 a more recent version first.
error: Setup script exited with 2

Thanks for looking at this,


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