[Tutor] ez_setup.py for Python3 64-bit on Vista

Walter Prins wprins at gmail.com
Sun Jan 1 03:50:35 CET 2012


On 31 December 2011 23:22, Mark Lybrand <mlybrand at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have found this script:
> http://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/ez_setup.py
> But I can see that this is Python 2.x  Is there a Python 3 version, or
> should I be doing something else to install an .egg on my system?

There isn't an official version of setuptools for Python 3.x.  Use
"distribute" instead, which is a fork of setuptools and is available
for Python 3.x:

... and/or use "Pip":

To install "distribute", download the "distribute_setup.py" file from
the above pages, then open a command prompt and run the downloaded
Python script with your Python 3.2 interpreter.  The command wil be
something like:
C:\Python32\Python.exe C:\Users\Mark\Downloads\distribute_setup.py

(here I'm assuming your Python interpreter path is C:\Python32 and
that you've downloaded the distribute_setup.py file to
C:\Users\Mark\Downloads.  You'll have to adjust this accordingly.
Once this is done, you'll have a new command/script in
C:\Python32\Scripts.  So, if you do:
cd c:\Python32\Scripts

... you'll see the newly installed script.  Additionally you can then
trivially also install "pip", by executing:

easy_install pip

from the command prompt.



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