Using easy_install, reduncant?

Adam N arockinit at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 18:41:06 CEST 2009


On Jul 27, 7:53 pm, David Lyon <david.l... at preisshare.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009 09:42:06 -0700 (PDT), ray <Ray.Jos... at CDICorp.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I am working on a Trac installation.  I am new to Python.  To install
> > packages, it is suggested to use setuptools.  I have not understood
> > the directions.
>
> > I execute ez_install.py.
>
> > Then I attempt to execute easy_install.py setuptools-0.6c9-py2.6.egg.
> > There response that setuptools is already the active version in easy-
> > install.pth.  Then:
> > Installing easy_install.exe script to C:\Python26\Scripts error:  C:
> > \Python26\Scripts\Easy_install.exe: Permission denied.
>
> > I have compared the file entries before and after this attempt and
> > there are no new files.  Is there any problems here?  What did I miss?
>
> Try using python package manager :http://sourceforge.net/projects/pythonpkgmgr/
>
> You might find it a lot simpler. It will download and install setuptools
> for you if you are still having problems.
>
> David

Is there any solution within the easy_install world?  I'm trying to
run a script (pinax) that calls it specifically so I'd have to do all
sorts of hacking to use pythonpkgmgr.



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