RESOLVED Re: [Twisted-Python] Installation problems

Steve Atkins steve at
Sun Dec 5 17:02:23 EST 2004

> Steve Atkins wrote:
> >I've hit some problems installing twisted 1.3.0 on OS X / python 2.4.
> >
> >The biggie is that I can't find any trace of installation instructions
> >(pre-requisites, installation instructions) anywhere. The tarball README
> >refers to INSTALL, and INSTALL doesn't exist.
> >
> >I attempted a simple "python build" and the build bombs out
> >after a while with:
> >
> >   running build_scripts
> >   error: file 'bin/manhole' does not exist
> >
> >So... help a newbie out. What am I doing wrong?

It turns out that the SF download site seems to be giving corrupt
tarballs. There was a bunzip error that I missed in unpacking and
a few files were missing or corrupted.

Downloading a clean tarball from twistedmatrix solved everything.


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