On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 8:19 PM, Heiko L. <h...@hs-lausitz.de> wrote:
> hallo,
> I try to install a software from pypi.python.org and receive following errmsg:
> urllib2.HTTPError: HTTP Error 403: Forbidden
> and
> $ wget 
> http://pypi.python.org/packages/2.7/s/setuptools/setuptools-0.6c11-py2.7.egg
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 SSL is required
> After a few hours I found the following article:
>  https://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2017-October/031712.html
>   ...you can no longer access /simple/ and /packages/ over HTTP and you will 
> have to directly go to HTTPS....
> - It is true?
> - Is this the right place if I have any questions?

Can you use pip to install your software instead?    What are you
trying to install, exactly?  Is it just this old version of
setuptools?  Why do you need that?


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