Setting up easy_install

By admin May 5th, 2010

Many python packages suggest using ‘easy_install‘ to install them. How do you get easy_install working if its not present on your system.

Download the correct egg for your python version from http://pypi.python.org/pypi/setuptools.

Run the egg as if it were a shell script (which it is). For example sh xxx.egg

There are various options for changing defaults for if you are not root for example, but if you are god on your platform….this just works.

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