[PEAK] madness

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue May 30 13:54:17 EDT 2006

At 06:57 PM 5/30/2006 +0200, Ronald Oussoren wrote:

>On 30-mei-2006, at 18:20, Vladimir Iliev wrote:
>>i've just upgraded my peak to the latest trunk, and when i tried to
>>start my python, i've got this:
>>'import site' failed; traceback:
>>Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "c:\python24\lib\site.py", line 397, in ?
>>     main()
>>   File "c:\python24\lib\site.py", line 382, in main
>>     paths_in_sys = addsitepackages(paths_in_sys)
>>   File "c:\python24\lib\site.py", line 203, in addsitepackages
>>     addsitedir(sitedir, known_paths)
>>   File "c:\python24\lib\site.py", line 166, in addsitedir
>>     addpackage(sitedir, name, known_paths)
>>   File "c:\python24\lib\site.py", line 135, in addpackage
>>     exec line
>>   File "<string>", line 1
>>     importing-1.9.1-py2.4.egg
>>                   ^
>>SyntaxError: invalid syntax
>That's a "feature" of site.py, if a line in a .pth file starts with
>"import" it is executed as a line of python code.

Yipes.  Looks like I need to fix this as a bug in setuptools.

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