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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#4072 closed (invalid)

Path making the simlink works only on Python 2.3

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: jacob
Component: Documentation Version: master
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Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
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Description

In the instructions to install Django development version from svn [1] the line of code to create the simlink from django_src/django uses a path that includes python2.3 it should be noted that this should be replaces with the path to the python the users has otherwise django-admin.py would fail with this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "/usr/local/bin/django-admin.py", line 2, in ?

from django.core import management

ImportError: No module named django.core

It is trivial to fix the problem but it could take some users by suprise.
This is the line with the problem:
ln -s pwd/django_src/django /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages

[1] http://www.djangoproject.com/documentation/install/

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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by SmileyChris

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It clearly says just under that line:

(In the above line, change python2.3 to match your current Python version.)

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