[PEAK] easy_install connection problem

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Apr 10 16:42:49 EDT 2007

At 03:41 PM 4/10/2007 -0400, Mauricio Farah wrote:
>Hi, this is my first mail.
>I have a problem with ez_setup.py. Whenever I use "easy_install" to 
>download and install a package I get the same connection refused error, 
>for example if I want to download geopy:
>C:\Python25>easy_install geopy
>Searching for geopy
>error: Download error: (10061, 'Connection refused')
>I don't know what may be the problem. I had to install Pylons so I had to 
>download all single dependencies packages it has, one by one, recursively 
>to install it.
>I'm using Python 2.5, on Windows XP, my setuptools version is 0.6c5. I 
>also have a firewall but turning it off doesn't help.
>I hope someone has an idea and can help me with my problem.

Are you able to get to the URL in a browser at the same time as 
easy_install is failing?

(Note, btw, that cheeseshop.python.org is subject to service outages.)

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