[Twisted-Python] Python 2.6 with twisted on OSX
ericd at netdenizen.com
Thu Dec 23 17:40:18 EST 2010
Thank you all! Now I feel foolish because it was so easy.
I'm used to the Ubuntu way of installing things so I didn't know I could
just do all of this by installing easy_install and using that to install
twisted (and whatever else strikes my fancy). It works like a charm :)
On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Russell E. Owen <rowen at uw.edu> wrote:
> In article
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> Eric Dennison <ericd at netdenizen.com> wrote:
> > I am planning to teach a Python/Pygame workshop in which students will be
> > (mostly) using Apple hardware and OSX in various flavors. The
> > of Python 2.6 and Pygame runs smoothly but I hit a wall when trying to
> > download/install Twisted because no dmg installers are being built now
> > Twisted is pre-installed on the system Python. Since I don't wish to use
> > (relatively old) system Python, I would like to figure out how to install
> > Twisted into my Python 2.6 installs.
> > I have had success with building and installing Twisted from sources, but
> > this is not a viable solution for installing to 20 different machines.
> > I have also had success with simply copying Twisted/Zope/SSL directories
> > from the system Python to Python2.6, but I can't help feeling like this
> > going to come back to haunt me later :)
> > Does anyone have experience with this dilemma or any suggestions for me?
> > am not experienced with OSX, so there may be some obvious things that I
> > simply don't know about.
> > TIA -Eric
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> One option is to use bdist_mpkg to make your own binary installer. it is
> easy to use. Instead of the usual install-from-source sequend:
> python setup.py build
> python setup.py install
> you do this:
> the result is a binary installer. I have not tried it with Twisted but
> it's well worth a try.
> bdist_mpkg can be installed using easy_install
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