[Distutils] BUG: easy_install.exe fails under C :\Program files

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Jan 15 16:31:53 CET 2008

At 01:00 PM 1/15/2008 +0200, Mikko Ohtamaa wrote:

>Would you take a look at the 
>"easy_install-<http://2.4-script.py>2.4-script.py " file and
>see if the path after the #! is enclosed in quotes?  For that matter,
>what Python executable is it referring to?
>Here you go:
>#!C:\Program Files\Plone 3\Python\python.exe
>Apparently interpreter path with spaces is not liked somewhere.

Change the first line to:

#"!C:\Program Files\Plone 3\Python\python.exe"

The path should have had quotes there in the first place; I'm 
surprised it doesn't.  Exactly how did you install setuptools to this location?

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