[IPython-user] installing from subversion checkout problem

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 14:24:02 CST 2006

On 11/21/06, danny shevitz <danny_shevitz at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Howdy all,
> I am having the same problem as others with IPython not playing nicely with pdb in Python 2.5 on windows.
> I tried checking out the lastest development version via subversion and that seems to work fine.
> When I get to the install, if I type setup.py at a command prompt, I get.
> E:\slor>setup
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "E:\slor\setup.py", line 35, in <module>
>    if os_name == 'windows' and sys.argv[1] == 'sdist':
> IndexError: list index out of range
> Any hints on how I'm screwing this up.

Run "setup.py install".

Note that you don't need to "install" - just run "ipython.py" from the
root of the source distribution.

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