Mac os x 10.4.11: Error installing Python 2.5.1

David dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Sun Nov 18 05:24:12 CET 2007


On Nov 17, 7:27 pm, James Stroud <jstr... at mbi.ucla.edu> wrote:
> David wrote:
> > Running OS X 10.4.11 PPC. No Intel.
>
> > I downloaded:
>
> >http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.5.1/python-2.5.1-macosx.dmg
>
> > I started the install, accepted the license, selected easy install,
> > then upgrade, entered my password for the mac,  but the installation
> > process finished with:
>
> > There were errors installing the software. Please try installing
> > again.
>
> > Is there a log file somewhere I can examine? Anyone else experience
> > this? Workaround?
>
> Usually this happens when you are not an administrator. If you aren't
> log out and log in again as one. If that doesn't do it, what does your
> /Applications/Utilities/Console say?
>
> James
>
> --
> James Stroud
> UCLA-DOE Institute for Genomics and Proteomics
> Box 951570
> Los Angeles, CA  90095
>
> http://www.jamesstroud.com

Rebooted. I am admin. Tried installing again. Same result. console.log
has this:

Mac OS X Version 10.4.11 (Build 8S165)
2007-11-17 19:59:32 -0800
2007-11-17 19:59:40.718 SystemUIServer[334] lang is:en
Nov 17 19:59:45 darnold diskarbitrationd[44]: SystemUIServer [334]:
27139 not responding.



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