site-packages, unzipepd there but import fails

bruno.desthuilliers at gmail.com bruno.desthuilliers at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 20:06:56 CEST 2008


On 3 juil, 18:51, defn noob <circularf... at yahoo.se> wrote:
> well the reason i unzipped and placed it in site-packages was because
> nothign happened when i ran setup.py(unzipped).

What do you mean, "running setup.py unzipped" ???

The correct way to install a package is to:

- unzip (untar, whatever) the archive somewhere in your own directory
- cd to the unzipped directory
- *from there*, run python setup.py install




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