[Distutils] Newby Question: install easy_install for python2.5 on RHEL
pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Mar 6 19:06:51 CET 2010
At 01:22 PM 3/2/2010 -0800, Walter Coole wrote:
>When I try to install with:
> sudo sh setuptools-0.6c11-py2.5.egg
>I get an error:
> error: invalid Python installation: unable to open
> /usr/lib64/python2.5/config/Makefile (No such file or directory)
>That I don't really understand. Yes, it's true that there is no
>/usr/lib64/python2.5/config directory, but I've gotten along nicely
>without one for quite a while.
You are probably missing your distribution's "python-dev" or
"python-devel" package, which is required to use the distutils at
all, let alone setuptools.
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