Python setuptools

setuptools is a collection of enhancements to the Python distutils that allow you to more easily build and distribute Python packages, especially ones that have dependencies on other packages.

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You can easily install setuptools to work with your version of Python. (Note that virtualenv will set up setuptools automatically.)

[server]$ mkdir ${HOME}/soft
[server]$ cd ${HOME}/soft
[server]$ wget http://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/ez_setup.py
[server]$ python ez_setup.py

Now you have the easy_install script installed in your ${RUN}/bin directory.

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