Installing binwalk on Portable Python

Peter Mawhorter pmawhorter at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 22:07:03 CET 2014


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 1:58 PM,  <laguna-mc at mail.com> wrote:
> I  tried: pip install "E:\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\binwalk-1.3.0\src\setup.py"
>
> Error:
>
> E:\Portable Python 2.7.5.1\App\Scripts\pip run on 03/17/14 22:53:51
>
> Exception:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "E:\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\App\lib\site-packages\pip\basecommand.py", line 122, in main
>     status = self.run(options, args)
>   File "E:\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\App\lib\site-packages\pip\commands\install.py", line 257, in run
>     InstallRequirement.from_line(name, None))
>   File "E:\Portable Python 2.7.5.1\App\lib\site-packages\pip\req.py", line
> 172, in from_line
>     return cls(req, comes_from, url=url, prereleases=prereleases)
>   File "E:\Portable Python 2.7.5.1\App\lib\site-packages\pip\req.py", line
> 70, in __init__
>     req = pkg_resources.Requirement.parse(req)
>   File "E:\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\App\lib\site-packages\pip\_vendor\pkg_resources.py", line 2606, in
> parse
>     reqs = list(parse_requirements(s))
>   File "E:\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\App\lib\site-packages\pip\_vendor\pkg_resources.py", line 2544, in
> parse_requirements
>     line, p, specs = scan_list(VERSION,LINE_END,line,p,(1,2),"version spec")
>   File "E:\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\App\lib\site-packages\pip\_vendor\pkg_resources.py", line 2512, in
> scan_list
>     raise ValueError("Expected "+item_name+" in",line,"at",line[p:])
> ValueError: ('Expected version spec in', 'E:\\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\\binwalk-1.3.0\\src\\setup.py', 'at', ':\\Portable Python
> 2.7.5.1\\binwalk-1.3.0\\src\\setup.py')
>
>
> --------------

I'm no expert, but when I try to run pip install ... it seems to want
a directory that contains a setup.py file rather than the path of the
setup.py file itself. Try:

pip install "E:\Portable Python 2.7.5.1\binwalk-1.3.0\src"

perhaps?

-Peter Mawhorter



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