Using easy_install, reduncant?

John Nagle nagle at
Mon Jul 27 12:58:57 EDT 2009

ray 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
> Then I attempt to execute 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.

    "Easy Install" usually isn't "easy".  If it works, it's great.
Most of the time, it doesn't.  It's not very good at finding all the
files it needs to update.  Hence problems like the above.

				John Nagle

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