[Distutils] easy_install fails on sourceforge?

Leonardo Santagada santagada at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 17:56:01 CEST 2009

On Jun 27, 2009, at 11:25 AM, Hartmut Goebel wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm struggling with easy_install to download packages from  
> sourceforge.
> Eg. pyOpenSSL can not be downloaded for windows. even if adding
> <http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=31249&package_id=90289 
> >
> as find-link.
> Any hints how I can work around this issue?

A workaround is looking if pip supports it and start recomending it to  
your users.

I vagaly remembers downloading things from sf links with easy_install,  
but it was somewhat long ago, maybe sf or setuptools changed since that.

Leonardo Santagada
santagada at gmail.com

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