Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#3677 closed (invalid)

Installation tries to download setuptools but gets 404

Reported by: jone@… Owned by: Jacob
Component: Uncategorized Version: master
Severity: Keywords: 404, setuptools
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


When trying to install django by using python install, the automatic downloader fails with a 404 error, because the URL it tries to download doesn't exist anymore.

The URL is

Debian Stable 3.1
Python v2.3

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Simon G. <dev@…>

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Malcolm Tredinnick

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

As of [3906] we are using the standard Python distutils for, rather than setuptools. It was partly to combat problems as reported here. So this is no longer an issue.

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