[IPython-User] want to install w/o easy_install -- Help!

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Thu Apr 19 15:29:24 CDT 2012


On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 13:23, Cable, Sam B Civ USAF AFMC AFRL/RVBXI <
Sam.Cable@kirtland.af.mil> wrote:

> Rather new to python here, and completely new to IPython, so your patience
> is appreciated.****
>
> ** **
>
> I want to install IPython on a Linux system, but don’t have easy_install.
> Installing setuptools has proven to be difficult for a number of reasons I
> won’t go into.  So I want to install IPython from source instead.  I follow
> the instructions on the web page and I get the error:****
>
> ** **
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):****
>
>   File "setup.py", line 7, in <module>****
>
>    from setup3 import main****
>
>   File "/home/blah/python3.2.2/ipython-0.12/setup3.py", line 3, in <module>
> ****
>
>     from setuptools import setup****
>
> ImportError: No module named setuptools****
>
> ** **
>
> So, even when I follow the directions for set up without setuptools, I
> need setuptools!  Any help is appreciated.  Thanks.
>


On Python 3, setuptools is a dependency at the moment.

setuptools is not a dependency on Python 2.X.

-MinRK

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