EasyInstall under Windows - strange behaviour

thunderfoot at gmail.com thunderfoot at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 17:39:35 CET 2006


Norbert wrote:
> Hello all,
> i try to install ZSI under python 2.5 and windows 2000.
> I Downloaded the egg and tried the following
>
> c:\Python25\Scripts>easy_install.exe c:\download\ZSI-2.0_rc3-py2.5.egg
>
> The result is that pythonwin pops up and shows the file :
> c:\Python25\Scripts\easy_install-script.py :
> ----------------------------
> !C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pythonwin\Pythonwin.exe
> # EASY-INSTALL-ENTRY-SCRIPT:
> 'setuptools==0.6c3','console_scripts','easy_install'
> __requires__ = 'setuptools==0.6c3'
> import sys
> from pkg_resources import load_entry_point
>
> sys.exit(
>    load_entry_point('setuptools==0.6c3', 'console_scripts',
> 'easy_install')()
> )
> ----------------------------
>
> What is going on here ?
> I presume that there are some trivial things I don't understand, can
> someone provide apointer or hint ?
>
> Thank you for your time !
>
> Norbert

I'm no expert, but it sounds like you associated the .py file extension
with the pythonwin program, so that's what's being used to open it
(instead of the desired python.exe). See
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320033 for more information.

hth,
Don




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