[Pythonmac-SIG] Having trouble installing Panther python packages

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Fri Mar 25 02:33:18 CET 2005

Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On Mar 24, 2005, at 6:14 PM, Martina Oefelein wrote:
>>> Everytime I unzip the file and install the .mpkg file, I get the 
>>> following error:
>>> "The InstallationCheck tool is either not exectutable or not readable."
>> did you use unzip to decompress the archive? Apparently unzip doesn't 
>> preserve "execute" rights. Try another decompressor. Stuffit Expander 
>> seems to work fine.
> That was stated in the question.
> What *particularly* bothers me is that he said it STILL COMPLAINS after 
> he *removed InstallationCheck* (I suggested this -- it is perfectly 
> valid to do, as it is only there to disallow <= 10.2 users from 
> attempting an install).  That is bizarre.

I talked with him offlist. He didn't do the chmod on *all* of the 
InstallationCheck's in each of the sub-packages. Doing that fixed the 

Robert Kern
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