[Tutor] Attempting to install Boa Constructor
jfabiani at yolo.com
Wed Aug 18 20:40:04 CEST 2004
On Wednesday 18 August 2004 10:57, Danny Yoo wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 python at pointcontrol.com wrote:
> > I've downloaded and run the wxPython 184.108.40.206 rpm. And I've unzipped the
> > boa-constructor-0.2.3.src.zip file.
> > My Python is installed in /usr/local/lib/python2.3, so when the
> > boa-constructor zip file created a directory called
> > boa-constructor-0.2.3, I put that in the python2.3 directory. That makes
> > the path to boa.py /usr/local/lib/python2.3/boa-constructor-0.2.3/boa.py
> Let's double check something. Can you try:
> ls -l /usr/local/lib/python2.3/boa-constructor-0.2.3/boa.py
> just to make sure that file is there?
> The error message that you're getting:
> > [barry at dhcppc3 python2.3]$ python
> > /usr/local/lib/python2.3/boa-constructor-0.2.3/boa.py python: can't open
> > file '/usr/local/lib/python2.3/boa-constructor-0.2.3/boa.py'
> suggests that Python can't even open that file.
> It's possible that the file isn't there. *grin* But it's also possible
> that there might be permission problems, or perhaps it might be a symbolic
> link to somewhere that doesn't exist? Dunno, but the output from 'ls -l'
> should help us figure out what's going on.
> > All software installs were done by root. This left the permissions for
> > the boa-constrctor files as read/write/no-execute for everyone other
> > than root. Do the files need to be set to be executable?
> No, Python files don't have to be executable. What you did should have
> worked. Let's double check that it's not a permission problem though, so
> show us the output of the 'ls -l'.
> Good luck to you!
> Tutor maillist - Tutor at python.org
In fact if I recall correctly BOA should be in site-packages.
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