[pypy-dev] Bugs in using `easy_install` in PyPy 1.6 on Windows

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 15:37:24 CEST 2011

2011/10/6 Ram Rachum <ram at rachum.com>:
> I remember that I had trouble using `easy_install` when I was just setting
> up PyPy 1.6 on my XP box.

> I had no time to document it at that time, but I believe my workflow was to
> download and run distribute_setup.py, then do `easy_install pip`, and then
> `pip install nose`, and it didn't work so I resorted to downloading tarballs
> manually and running `setup.py install`, which worked.

> Can you add this to the test suite? I think it's something that needs to be
> tested automatically before any PyPy release on any platform.

I don't think there are tests for an "installed" interpreter at the moment.
Do you remember the issues you had at the time?

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc

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