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Reason 3,287 why I hate setuptools

Posted: June 3rd, 2007 | Author: | Filed under: Open Source, Python | 5 Comments »
root@monkey:~/inst/simplejson# python setup.py install
The required version of setuptools (>=0.6c6) is not available, and
can't be installed while this script is running. Please install
 a more recent version first.

(Currently using setuptools 0.6c3 

5 Comments on “Reason 3,287 why I hate setuptools”

  1. 1 Erik said at 10:04 am on June 4th, 2007:

    Preach on! I avoid using setuptools as much as possible. As much as I like the idea of using packages to manage version dependencies, I’ve never come across a problem doing Python development where setuptools actually helped.

  2. 2 Jeff Triplett said at 3:53 pm on June 9th, 2007:

    I’ve seen that several times myself (*INSERT YOUR VERSION HERE*) and sucky thing is once you delete the offending package (version rather) it seems to be smart enough to pull the one it needs…. shame it’s not smart enough to do that first without having to delete it.

  3. 3 Styles+For+My+Hair said at 5:58 am on September 9th, 2007:

    Sweet message.
    I am sure you’ll read my diary..

  4. 4 DAIVIK said at 9:46 am on September 24th, 2007:


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