pip and distutils2-1.0a4

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Mar 3 21:53:00 CET 2014


On 03/03/2014 20:10, Mark H. Harris wrote:
> hi folks,
>
> I am having a fit with pip this afternoon.  I finally
> got pip installed on this system from a binary
> blob (what nightmare, talk about 1987). Anyway,
> pip is installed, but when I go to PyPI to pull
> down distutils is gives a message that no such
> package exists.   I feel like Obeewan;  "if the archive
> computer says your planet is not there, it simply
> does not exist".
> Can somebody tell me what is the best way to get
> distutils downloaded to this system?
> Thanks in advance.
> Somewhere I heard a rumor that distutils is preloaded
> with Py3.3.x /  is this True?  like, I might already have
> it??
> thanks again
> marcus
>

distutils has been part of the standard library for years.

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Mark Lawrence

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