[Distutils] distribute 0.7.3 causing installation error?

Marcus Smith qwcode at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 20:41:50 CEST 2013

On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Liam Kirsher <liamk at numenet.com> wrote:

>  Marcus,
> Thanks!  After reading that I think I can fix this by installing pip 1.4.

you can also make your recipe run "pip install -U setuptools" separately
before moving on to the supervisor upgrade.  that will work and is maybe

> However, some questions remain.  Pip is currently being installed via
> distribute_setup.py, which is retrieved from here:
> http://python-distribute.org/distribute_setup.py

a setuptools person should probably speak to this, but I would say, don't
use this anymore.   use "ez_setup.py" which is for setuptools.
if you're starting an environment from scratch, just use the new setuptools.

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