[IPython-user] problems installing IPython on OS 10.4
Ville M. Vainio
Wed Aug 8 16:56:40 CDT 2007
On 8/8/07, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> > You need to have setuptools installed for this to work (pkg_resources
> > comes there).
> But where is the setuptools requirement coming from? Is it us that
> are adding that call? I'm a bit lost here, because that stuff is not
> in our code:
> planck[ipython]> egrep -r pkg_res *
> We don't seem to be making that call from our source code, so I'd like
> to know who is adding a hard setuptools dependency here. Was it user
> error, was it an install flag he used?
There is no setuptool dependency created by us. That file may be a
remnant of old, setuptools-installed ipython (or easy_installed
ipython, er whatever). The old ipython is probably installed as eggs
> Or is Python2.5 now adding setuptools stuff by default? Mmh...
Nope (which is too bad).
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