[Distutils] Distribute 0.6.2 - testing the release - help needed!

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 08:15:26 CEST 2009

2009/9/23 Alex Grönholm <alex.gronholm at nextday.fi>:
> However, easy_install did NOT work on Windows (Win7 64-bit, 64-bit Python).
> I get the UAE dialog every time I launch easy_install as non-admin, and even
> when running with administrator privileges, it always exits with this
> message: "Cannot find Python executable C:\Python31\python.exe", even though
> that file does exist at said location.
> On Linux it gets a bit farther: it seemed to install the package, but on
> closer inspection I noticed that the 2to3 converted code is not used at all
> -- not in the zip_safe analysis nor the actual installation!
> I suppose we need Lennart's patches to test user mode installation (--user).

You have my patches, so you have tested it. :-) Evidently it did not work. :-/
I'm not sure I have Windows access this week. We'll see.

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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