[PEAK] Installation Issue

Jay Parlar parlar at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 11:32:52 EDT 2005

Funny, using the APS is the exact solution I used about an hour before
you sent this. Worked great too. I got it running, and set the
'http_proxy' environment variable. ez_setup.py then worked like a
charm (and the easy_install.py had the correct value at the top).

Thanks for the help!
Jay P.

On 7/27/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 05:05 PM 7/26/2005 -0400, Jay Parlar wrote:
> >Due to our firewall, I get:
> >
> >Traceback (most recent call last):
> >...
> >   File "c:\Python24\lib\urllib2.py", line 480, in http_error_default
> >     raise HTTPError(req.get_full_url(), code, msg, hdrs, fp)
> >urllib2.HTTPError: HTTP Error 407: Proxy authentication required
> >
> >and I've not had any time to look into extending ez_setup to get
> >around it, which is why I wanted to use the win32exe.
> If you download the appropriate .egg.zip file from PyPI (and rename it to
> .egg), you can put it in the same directory with ez_setup.py, and it won't
> attempt to download it.
> Second, if your firewall is NTLM-based, you can also see:
>      http://ntlmaps.sf.net/
> To get a nice Python authentication proxy that will let Python programs get
> past your NTLM firewall.  (I'm assuming that's the problem, otherwise
> urllib2 should already be reading your Windows registry browser proxy
> information and logging into the firewall for you.)
> If you get it working, you should be able to use easy_install to find and
> download stuff from anywhere without having to download by hand.  For that
> matter, you should be able to use ez_setup to download and install
> setuptools if you set up the proxy first.

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