[Distutils] [buildout] latest bootstrap.py fails on all 3 pythons that ship with Mac OS X Lion

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Sun Jan 1 19:26:15 CET 2012

On 01/01/2012 15:57, Jim Fulton wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 6:43 AM, Chris Withers<chris at simplistix.co.uk>  wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I just upgraded a machine I want to use as a build server to Mac OS X Lion.
>> It appears that Lion ships with Python 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7, but bootstrap.py
>> fails with each of these:
>> $ python2.5 bootstrap.py
> Try: python2.5 -S bootstrap.py

That appears to help with 2.6 and 2.7, but with 2.5 I still get:

$ python2.5 -S bootstrap.py
The required version of setuptools (>=0.6c11) is not available, and
can't be installed while this script is running. Please install
  a more recent version first, using 'easy_install -U setuptools'.

(Currently using setuptools 0.6c9 



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