working pylint anyone?

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Thu Jul 31 15:05:51 CEST 2008

On Jul 31, 4:29 am, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> until yesterday I was a happy user of pylint. Then I upgraded to ubuntu
> hardy heron - and the trouble began.
> The packaged version of pylint (0.13.2) fails with this error (last line):
> logilab.common.configuration.UnsupportedAction: callback
> The same error happens if I use
> easy_install-2.5
> as found on the net. Using easy_install pylint misses logilab-common &
> astng, installing these additionally (easy_install) creates two eggs - but
> unfortunately, the don't actually create a namespace-package logilab,
> instead either one of them is picked up depending on installation order.
> Then I tried the source releases - no luck either, either they produce the
> same error or something similar.
> I tried looking into the MLs - the last posts are from around 2006, so I
> refrained from actually subscribing.
> So - anybody out here having an actually working pylint config and can tell
> me what versions work together? I've become pretty dependend on it to be
> honest...
> Diez

For future reference, I found this installer package helpful in
getting PyLint and its dependencies to all install correctly:

I used it on Windows, but it should (theoretically) work on Linux just
as well.


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