PDFMiner install question

Jason Mellone jason.mellone at gmail.com
Tue Dec 17 21:59:22 CET 2013


On Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:53:24 PM UTC-5, Jason Mellone wrote:
> On Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:32:56 PM UTC-5, MRAB wrote:
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> > On 17/12/2013 20:06, Jason Mellone wrote:
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> > > Hello,
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> > > I have python up and running using the exact setup as recommended by http://learnpythonthehardway.org/
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> > > I am now trying to use pdfminer.
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> > > I have python here:
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> > > C:\USERS\Python27
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> > > using "import os", i am able to cwd to C:\users\python where i have C:\users\python\pdfminer-master\.
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> > > when i navigate to the child directory and run "setup.py install" i get the following issue:
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> > >>>> setup.py install
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> > >    File "<stdin>", line 1
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> > >      setup.py install
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> > >                     ^
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> > > i have no idea why, any input?
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> > > thanks!
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> > Do you really have the ">>>" prompt? If yes, then you're asking Python
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> > to run a console (OS) command.
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> > You should be running "setup.py install" in a console ("Command
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> > Prompt") window, something like:
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> > cd C:\users\python\pdfminer-master
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> > C:\USERS\Python27\python.exe \setup.py install
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> ok makes sense.
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> i am running now from command line and get the following:
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> P:\>C:\USERS\Python27\python.exe C:\users\Python27\pdfminer-master\setup.py inst
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> all
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> running install
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> running build
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> running build_py
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> error: package directory 'pdfminer' does not exist
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> P:\>

also this is my dir:
P:\>dir C:\users\python27\pdfminer-master
 Volume in drive C has no label.
 Volume Serial Number is B825-02BA

 Directory of C:\users\python27\pdfminer-master

17/12/2013  02:55 PM    <DIR>          .
17/12/2013  02:55 PM    <DIR>          ..
17/12/2013  02:48 PM    <DIR>          cmaprsrc
17/12/2013  02:48 PM    <DIR>          docs
26/11/2013  04:35 AM             1,723 Makefile
26/11/2013  04:35 AM               111 MANIFEST.in
17/12/2013  03:49 PM    <DIR>          pdfminer
26/11/2013  04:35 AM             5,311 README.md
17/12/2013  02:48 PM    <DIR>          samples
26/11/2013  04:35 AM             1,384 setup.py
17/12/2013  02:48 PM    <DIR>          tools
               4 File(s)          8,529 bytes
               7 Dir(s)  26,006,282,240 bytes free

P:\>



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