That last error is normal. A Python egg package is meant to install
something of its own, but P4PythonInstaller is a fake package that really
installs a different package. You can ignore that error. In fact, we really
should make it print some text saying to ignore that error, since we can't
suppress the error itself.
As for the download issues, I don't know. Perhaps the Perforce guys are just
having some problems on their end right now. I've seen intermittent issues
with their public Perforce server as well.
Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
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On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Thor Simon <t...@panix.com> wrote:
> On Oct 24, 11:06 am, Thor Simon <t...@panix.com> wrote:
> > On Oct 22, 7:18 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> > > What it tries to fetch varies between setups, as it's dependent on the
> > > operating system and such.
> > It sure doesn't look to me like it varies between setups, not for
> > p4python.tgz. So I am really flummoxed about what's going on,
> > particularly since I can fetch that file (ftp://ftp.perforce.com/
> > perforce/r08.2/bin/tools/p4python.tgz) using the command-line FTP
> > client on the same host with no trouble at all.
> ...and as soon as I fire up tcpdump, the problem is gone! Sigh.
> I wonder just _what_ the intermittent issue is, here. I'm sure it
> will hit others.
> Now, a new question: It gets much further in the easy_install but
> eventually exits like this:
> | byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/P4.py to
> | running install_egg_info
> | Writing /usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/P4Python-2008.2.egg-
> | No eggs found in /tmp/easy_install-0W6i_x/P4PythonInstaller/egg-
> dist-tmp-8XWlcb (setup script problem?)
> Is this expected/normal/harmless?
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