Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#2888 closed defect (fixed)

Django install fails to find setuptools from Cheese Shop

Reported by: cephelo@… Owned by: Adrian Holovaty
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 12 years ago by James Bennett

/me sighs.

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

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by mir@…

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

obviously fixed in #3903.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by anonymous

same in the 0.95 release

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