How to install setuptools...egg?

Colin J. Williams cjw at
Sun Aug 30 14:08:20 CEST 2009

Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> Rolf <rolfpw at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would like to install setuptools for Python2.6 on Windows. 
>> Unfortunately I could only find setuptools-0.6c9-py2.6.egg but no
>> *.exe 
>> for Python2.6. And as far as I understand I need setuptools to install
>> a 
>> Python egg. I would be very appreciative for any help.
> You bootstrap setuptools by downloading & executing 
> Diez
You might try, at the command line:
   easy_install setuptools

Colin W.

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