[Distutils] Problem with Setuptools on Ubuntu 8.0.4

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed May 14 18:38:39 CEST 2008

At 09:15 AM 5/14/2008 -0700, Andrew Francis wrote:
>I have the following problem with Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop
>and  Xandros on the EEE ASUS. I am trying to install
>python setup.py install
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "setup.py", line 6, in <module>
>     use_setuptools()
>   File
>"/home/afrancis/Public/PyAMF-0.3.1/ez_setup.py", line
>91, in use_setuptools
>     import setuptools;
>setuptools.bootstrap_install_from = egg
>zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib
>not available

Looks like you're missing python-zlib or some such Ubuntu 
package.  Dunno what it'd actually be called, that's just a guess at the name.

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