[Distutils] window 64bit madness
regebro at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 12:09:10 CET 2011
Out of curiosity, how does pip handle this?
On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 06:28, Adam GROSZER <agroszer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/14/2011 07:50 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
>> At 03:40 PM 3/14/2011 +0100, Adam GROSZER wrote:
>>> Having problems here installing
>>> . Neither setuptools 0.6c11 nor distribute 0.6.14 gets it right.
>>> We don't have and don't want to have a compiler on the server, so we
>>> need rely on binary packages.
>>> - setuptools just fails miserably even with easy_install:
>>> - distribute installs it (tho in a ...-win32.egg folder):
>>> - zc.buildout cannot install it with distribute, because it wants to
>>> use the source tarball (and we don't have a compiler) or when I make
>>> it not to be able to see the tarball, it does not find the
>>> reportlab-2.5.win-amd64-py2.6.exe. I guess it does not get the
>>> platform right.
>>> Any hints?
>> Run "python -c 'import pkg_resources;print
>> pkg_resources.get_build_platform()'" (with the Python interpreter you're
> Python 2.6.6 (r266:84297, Aug 24 2010, 18:13:38) [MSC v.1500 64 bit (AMD64)]
> on win32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> import pkg_resources;print pkg_resources.get_build_platform()
>> (By the way, I think from the log you gave, that reportlab may in fact
>> be installed and usable on your machine, despite the attempt to download
>> it a second time and build it from source. But I could be wrong.)
> Might be, but zc.buildout errs out if it detects an error by the underlying
> installer. And I *want* to have reportlab installed by zc.buildout.
> Best regards,
> Adam GROSZER
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