[Distutils] setuptools-0.6c11.win32-py2.6.exe

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Feb 22 20:37:00 CET 2010

At 04:13 AM 2/21/2010 +0100, Daniel Niccoli wrote:
>Hello Phillip,
>if you install the x86-64 version of python, the windows installer 
>"setuptools-0.6c11.win32-py2.6.exe" does not find any Python 
>installation. I had to export the registry key 
>"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Python", change it to 
>"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Python" and import it 
>afterwards to be able to install the software. The installer should 
>be changed to avoid trouble for other people.

This is a *Python* installer issue; Please see:


Until the issue in Python itself is fixed, the only things I can do 
are document the problem and/or stop distributing an .exe installer. 

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