Which python version do I use with "virtualenv"?

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Thu May 7 22:03:27 CEST 2009


On 5/7/2009 12:53 PM OldGrantonian said...
> On May 7, 12:34 pm, Duncan Booth <duncan.bo... at invalid.invalid> wrote:
>> OldGrantonian <OldGranton... at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks to both Steven D'Aprano and Ant :)
>>>>>  Sounds like you've downloaded the Python 2.5 version of Easy Install.
>>> There's no Python 2.6 version of EasyInstall :(
>> I wonder what I've been running then?
>>
>>
>>
>>> For 2.5, there is:
>>> setuptools-0.6c9.win32-py2.5.exe
>>> But for 2.6, it's:
>>> setuptools-0.6c9-py2.6.egg
>>> For any other egg file, I would use EasyInstall, but I don't think I
>>> can use EasyInstall to install EasyInstall :)
>> No, but you can use ez_setup.
>>
>> Go tohttp://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/ez_setup.pyand save the content
>> of that file as ez_setup.py (cut and paste into your favourite editor may
>> be the simplest way) then run it with your chosen Python. It will find and
>> install the appropriate version of easy install.
>>
>> --
>> Duncan Boothhttp://kupuguy.blogspot.com
> 
> 
> ez_setup worked fine. Thanks for that :)
> 
> According to the web site:
> 
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/virtualenv
> 
> the next step is to do:
> 
> virtualenv ENV
> 
> If I do that, I get the following message:
> 
> --------------------------------
> 
> C:\Python26\Scripts>virtualenv ENV
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Python26\Scripts\virtualenv-script.py", line 8, in <module>
>     load_entry_point('virtualenv==1.3.3', 'console_scripts',
> 'virtualenv')()
>   File "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\virtualenv-1.3.3-py2.6.egg
> \virtualenv.py", line 420
>     unzip_setuptools=options.unzip_setuptools)
>   File "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\virtualenv-1.3.3-py2.6.egg
> \virtualenv.py", line 499
>     home_dir, lib_dir, inc_dir, bin_dir = path_locations(home_dir)
>   File "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\virtualenv-1.3.3-py2.6.egg
> \virtualenv.py", line 521
>     import win32api
> ImportError: No module named win32api
> 
> C:\Python26\Scripts>
> 
> --------------------------------
> 
> Any advice?


Install the win32 extensions or install the 2.6 Activestate release.

Emile




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