Installing WebDAV server

Fokke Nauta fnautaNO at
Fri Sep 2 14:04:55 CEST 2011

"Dennis Lee Bieber" <wlfraed at> wrote in message 
news:mailman.622.1314812583.27778.python-list at
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 11:27:36 +0200, "Fokke Nauta"
> <fnautaNO at> declaimed the following in
> gmane.comp.python.general:
>> Ofcourse I realized it was Unix/Linux. I already could tell that as the
>> packages I downloaded were tar.gz files.
>> So I unpacked them and expected to run a Python installer script from the
>> Python command line.
>> Hence my question "How do I do that", but perhaps I did not make myself
>> clear enough.
> NO Python package installer runs "from the Python command line" (ie;
> from a Python interactive session prompt).
> Typically you run them from the OS command interpreter. If the
> installer is a .py file and the associations are correct, the Python
> interpreter will be started to process the installer script. If the
> associations aren't set, you may have to enter
> python
> at the system prompt instead of
>> Tried to run the Python installer script from the DOS command line but 
>> that
>> resulted in an error.
> Okay -- so what was the error?
> -- 

Sorry - I didn't come back on your question. In the mean time I forgot what 
the error message was.
But I installed it the way Paul Kölle mentioned:

"You dont install from "Python GUI", use normal cmd, navigate to the
folder you downloaded PyXML and PyWebDAV and run "python
install" (python.exe has to be in your PATH)."


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