setuptools question.

David Lyon david.lyon at
Tue Jul 21 19:48:24 EDT 2009

On Tue, 21 Jul 2009 11:12:01 -0700, Fred C <fred at> wrote:
> I have a python program and when I install this program from the  
> module home directory using everything works fine.
> But easy_install fails with the following error, because I am trying  
> to install some start up shell scripts into /etc/init.d
>  > The package setup script has attempted to modify files on your system
>  >that are not within the EasyInstall build area, and has been aborted.
> Is there a way to use easy_install to install the start scripts into / 
> etc/init.d. If not, what is the best way to install these scripts.

What package is it? what platform ?

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