An Attempt to download and install traits - to a Windows XP

Colin J. Williams cjw at ncf.ca
Sat Jul 26 22:15:06 CEST 2008


Robert,

Many thanks, this has put me on track.

Colin W.

Robert Kern wrote:
> On Jul 25, 5:37 pm, "Colin J. Williams" <c... at ncf.ca> wrote:
>> Using >easy_install -v -fhttp://code.enthought.com/enstaller/eggs/sourceenthought.traits
>>
>> The result is:
>>
>> ...
>>    many lines
>> ...
>>
>> copyingenthought\traits\ui\tests\shell_editor_test.py
>> ->
>> build\lib.win32-2.5\enthought\traits\ui\tests
>> copyingenthought\traits\ui\tests\table_editor_color_test.py
>> ->
>> build\lib.win32-2.5\enthought\traits\ui\tests
>> copyingenthought\traits\ui\tests\table_editor_focus_bug.py
>> ->
>> build\lib.win32-2.5\enthought\traits\ui\tests
>> copyingenthought\traits\ui\tests\table_editor_test.py
>> ->
>> build\lib.win32-2.5\enthought\traits\ui\tests
>> copyingenthought\traits\ui\tests\table_editor_test2.py
>> ->
>> build\lib.win32-2.5\enthought\traits\ui\tests
>> copyingenthought\traits\ui\tests\table_list_editor_test.py
>> ->
>> build\lib.win32-2.5\enthought\traits\ui\tests
>> copyingenthought\traits\ui\tests\tree_editor_test.py
>> ->
>> build\lib.win32-2.5\enthought\traits\ui\tests
>> running build_ext
>> error: Setup script exited with error:
>> Python was built with Visual Studio 2003;
>> extensions must be built with a compiler
>> than can generate compatible binaries.
>> Visual Studio 2003 was not found on this
>> system. If you have Cygwin installed,
>> you can try compiling with MingW32, by
>> passing "-c mingw32" to setup.py.
> 
> Traits includes an extension module. You will need a suitable
> compiler.
> 
>   http://www.develer.com/oss/GccWinBinaries
> 
> To tell distutils to use this compiler for all extension modules,
> create pydistutils.cfg file with the following contents:
> 
>   [build_ext]
>   compiler=mingw32
> 
> See this page for details about this file:
> 
>   http://docs.python.org/inst/config-syntax.html
> 
> You will get the most help about Traits and the rest of the Enthought
> Tool Suite on the enthought-dev mailing list.
> 
>   https://mail.enthought.com/mailman/listinfo/enthought-dev
> 
> --
> Robert Kern



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