[Numpy-discussion] ANNOUNCE: ETS 3.1.0 released!

Robert Pyle rpyle@post.harvard....
Sat Dec 13 15:01:41 CST 2008


Gaël,

Rerunning easy_install a couple of times did the trick.

Thanks for the help.

Bob

On Dec 13, 2008, at 8:10 AM, Gael Varoquaux wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 12:27:28PM -0500, Robert Pyle wrote:
>> ------
>
>> I tried 'easy_install -U ETS==3.1.0'
>
>> and ended up with:
>> ------
>> The package setup script has attempted to modify files on your system
>> that are not within the EasyInstall build area, and has been aborted.
>
>> This package cannot be safely installed by EasyInstall, and may not
>> support alternate installation locations even if you run its setup
>> script by hand.  Please inform the package's author and the  
>> EasyInstall
>> maintainers to find out if a fix or workaround is available.
>> ------
>
> AFAIK this is a bug/conflict in numpy.distutils or setuptools (hard to
> say which one is wrong, but they do raise this problem).
>
> I think the issue goes away if you rerun the easy_install command  
> several
> times. Each times it seems to go further.
>
> Gaël
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