[Distutils] easy_install self upgrade/version check bug
david.lyon at preisshare.net
Fri Jun 12 05:30:35 CEST 2009
On Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:42:23 -0700, jason <jason at mail.cornsyrup.org> wrote:
> The required version of setuptools (>=0.6c9) is not available, and
> can't be installed while this script is running. Please install
> a more recent version first, using 'easy_install -U setuptools'.
I get this problem all the time under windows....
What I do is use the Python Package Manager to remove setuptools
(select setuptools 0.6c9 - click remove) and I also remove all of the
easyinstall scripts from the scripts directory manually.
After that, I proceed to install the package again. In the process
easyinstall gets installed again which reinstalls setuptools.
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