[Distutils] [venv] Re: Changes & News / 1.1 / * Added support for Python 2.6.

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Sat Jun 21 22:00:19 CEST 2008

d2m wrote:
> You could go on and add another 3 modules
> ('linecache','_abcoll','abc') to REQUIRED_MODULES just to find that
> setuptools itself cannot be copied to my_env/lib/python2.6/site-
> packages -- because there is no such distribution (2.6) right now:
> Downloading http://pypi.python.org/packages/2.6/s/setuptools/setuptools-0.6c8-py2.6.eggtry
> run python2.6 ez_setup.py, gets you almost the same error.)
> How did you install setuptools and virtualenv to make it functional?

*I* haven't, because I don't have Python 2.6 and haven't tried it with 
that.  I've added the other modules, but I'm not sure how to deal with 
the issue of a lack of a 2.6 setuptools egg.

So, copying the distutils list: what's the best way to handle setuptools 
installation on Python 2.6?

Ian Bicking : ianb at colorstudy.com : http://blog.ianbicking.org

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