[Distutils] Bootstrapping setuptools for Python 2.6 (Windows)

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Dec 9 18:27:01 CET 2008

At 04:21 PM 12/9/2008 +0000, Paul Moore wrote:
>The setuptools download page says that you should install setuptools
>from the provided .exe file on Windows. However, for Python 2.6, there
>is only a .egg file. Where should I go to get a Python 2.6 setuptools
>.exe installer?

I'd suggest downloading the source and running "python setup.py 
bdist_wininst" to make one.

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