[Distutils] virtualenv 1.4.9 error on windows

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Sep 14 23:18:10 CEST 2010

1.4.9 blows up differently:

Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "virtualenv-1.4.9\virtualenv.py", line 1489, in <module>
   File "virtualenv-1.4.9\virtualenv.py", line 526, in main
   File "virtualenv-1.4.9\virtualenv.py", line 616, in create_environment
     install_setuptools(py_executable, unzip=unzip_setuptools)
   File "virtualenv-1.4.9\virtualenv.py", line 361, in install_setuptools
     _install_req(py_executable, unzip)
   File "virtualenv-1.4.9\virtualenv.py", line 337, in _install_req
   File "virtualenv-1.4.9\virtualenv.py", line 587, in call_subprocess
     % (cmd_desc, proc.returncode))
OSError: Command C:\virtualenvs\test\Scripts\python.exe -c "#!python
\"\"\"Bootstrap setuptoo...

I had to go back to 1.3.4 to get a workinging virtualenv :-(


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