[New-bugs-announce] [issue5003] Error while installing Python-3

Sravani Gogineni report at bugs.python.org
Mon Jan 19 21:26:33 CET 2009

New submission from Sravani Gogineni <goginenis at corning.com>:

i was trying to install python 3 using the folowing command 
$ python setup.py --home=~/python3

and i got the below error:

  File "setup.py", line 232
    except (CCompilerError, DistutilsError) as why:
SyntaxError: invalid syntax

Could anyone please help me with the problem?


components: Installation
messages: 80207
nosy: goginenis at corning.com
severity: normal
status: open
title: Error while installing Python-3
versions: Python 3.0

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