[twill] Intel Macs and Twill

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Tue Oct 17 06:10:12 PDT 2006

On Mon, 16 Oct 2006, Titus Brown wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 04:55:20PM -0700, Peri Cumali wrote:
> -> FYI just ran into an issue when trying to install twill on a shiny new
> -> Intel Dual Core iMac.  In order to install it with easy_install you must
> -> upgrade your version of Python to 2.4 or above.  The latest version of
> -> OS X comes with 2.3.5.  I upgraded to 2.5 and all seems swell so far.
> ->
> -> Just a heads up for the archives.
> Hi, Peri,
> this sounds really odd to me.  I've got an Intel Mac now too, and I
> didn't have any problems at all installing it under 2.3 with
> easy_install... do you have any speculation as to what might be going
> on?

A guess: Perhaps Peri mis-read the message from easy_install explaining 
that *easy_install* (not Python) needed to be upgraded.  (S)he would have 
succeeded under 2.5 because s(he) would have got the latest easy_install 
(and not because it was the latest Python).


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