[Distutils] [buildout] infinite loop when specifying setuptools version on mac

Philippe Ombredanne pombredanne at nexb.com
Tue Jan 22 14:54:51 CET 2013

On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 8:07 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> On 21/01/2013 09:36, Philippe Ombredanne wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 9:15 PM, Chris Withers<chris at simplistix.co.uk>
>> wrote:
>>> See the attached .tgz, here's what I did on a mac min running 10.7.4:
>>> "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/setuptools-0.6c12dev_r88846-py2.7.egg/setuptools/package_index.py",
> Can anyone else with a Mac running 10.7.4 check whether this is how they
> ship? I'm fairly certain I haven't installed anything globally on that
> machine, so I'd be surprised and disappointed if the above was my doing...

There you go, sounds like MacOSX Lion ships with a broken setuptools :
The  remedy is  to use distribute ... I I already saw that bug
elsewhere btw now that I think of it.

Philippe Ombredanne

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