[Tutor] Installation of Django on Mac Tiger

David Handel handel.d at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 16:35:29 CEST 2007


Thanks Kent.  It worked.  What a simple fix when you know what you are
doing.  There are so many people out there complaining that they spent days
setting up Django on Mac Tiger.  Hopefully newbies will find this post when
they're feeling "terminal".
Cheers,
David

On 8/10/07, Kent Johnson <kent37 at tds.net> wrote:
>
> David Handel wrote:
> > Hi Kent,
> > I'm not having much luck.  I placed the Django 0.96 folder in /Library
>
> Better to put it in a Download folder or some such, it doesn't need to
> be in Library. Not a big deal though.
>
> > and then ran the following session:
> > Last login: Fri Aug 10 16:58:58 on ttyp1
> > Welcome to Darwin!
> > david-handels-computer:~ davidHandel$ cd Library
> > david-handels-computer:~/Library davidHandel$ python setup.py install
>
> This is the right command, but you have to be in the dir that contains
> setup.py when you give it. I.e. from Library,
> $ cd Django-0.96
> $ python setup.py install
>
> >
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/Resources/Python.app/Contents/MacOS/Python:
> > can't open file 'setup.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory
> > david-handels-computer:~/Library davidHandel$ python
> > Python 2.5.1 (r251:54869, Apr 18 2007, 22:08:04)
> > [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5367)] on darwin
> > Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >  >>> setup.py install
>
> This is not the right way to do it.
>
> Kent
>
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