Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#2888 closed defect (fixed)

Django install fails to find setuptools from Cheese Shop

Reported by: cephelo@… Owned by: adrian
Component: Core (Other) Version: master
Severity: minor Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


I just checked out the latest version from the SVN trunk [3896] of Django and tried to install with Python 2.5 on Windows XP. It tries to incorrectly download the file which does not exist (throws a urllib2.HTTPError).

Downloading the latest setuptools 0.6c3 and renaming the file to setuptools-0.6c1-py2.5.egg in the setup directory works fine and the installer correctly processes the .egg.

I'd suggest that the installer fetch the directory indext from and process it for the correct file name, if possible.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by ubernostrum

/me sighs.

We really need something that's less brittle than setuptools.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by mir@…

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

obviously fixed in #3903.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by anonymous

same in the 0.95 release

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