[Twisted-Python] Installation assistance needed

Christopher Armstrong radix at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Feb 24 16:18:21 EST 2004

David Richardson wrote:
> Norman,
> The ./INSTALL instructions are for a Debian apt-get installation only, 
> unless I missed something.

You did.

> There is a reference to a .spec file, for 
> rpm-based systems, but that is all. Sorry, I'm an application developer, 
> not a system administrator. This is one area where improved 
> documentation is needed. The 'python setup.py install' command is 
> obvious, in hindsight, but if widespread adoption is a goal, nothing is 
> ever 'obvious'.

I've changed the INSTALL file to be more clear. It *did* tell you to use 
setup.py install, but in a confusing context.

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