Difficulty in easy_install

Diez B. Roggisch deets at web.de
Thu Oct 14 01:01:39 CEST 2010

John Nagle <nagle at animats.com> writes:

> On 10/11/2010 1:45 AM, sankalp srivastava wrote:
>>   I am having difficulty in easy_installing
>> I use a proxy server and strange errors , like it can't fetch the
>> package is showing up .
>> the package is pyspeech ...please help me :(
>> I don't know if the proxy server is causing the problems , in linux i
>> would have import http-proxy in .bashrc
>> but am not a windows expert
>> can anyone help me plz
>     That's about typical.  "easy_install" isn't "easy".  It has some
> built-in assumptions about where various files are stored, and if
> the installation doesn't match them, installs fail with obscure
> error messages.

I've been using easy_install and eggs for years, and at least since the
advent ogf virtualenve they haven't given me any troubles whatsoever. 

So I guess it's an OSI layer 8 issue.


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