[reportlab-users] installing rlextra-2.5 on unix

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Tue Oct 5 08:33:31 EDT 2010

On 05/10/2010 10:26, Lukasz Michalski wrote:

> I am trying to install rlextra2.5 on unix and got:


> python setup.py install


> creating

> build/lib.linux-i686-2.7/rlextra/examples/web_frameworks/rubyonrails

> creating

> build/lib.linux-i686-2.7/rlextra/examples/web_frameworks/rubyonrails/rml-sample

> creating

> build/lib.linux-i686-2.7/rlextra/examples/web_frameworks/rubyonrails/rml-sample/vendor

> error: can't copy

> '/root/rlextra-20101005032941/rlextra/examples/web_frameworks/rubyonrails/rml-sample/vendor/activeresource':

> doesn't exist or not a regular file


> for both rlextra-2.5 and daily build rlextra-20101005032941


> All links in

> rlextra/examples/web_frameworks/rubyonrails/rml-sample/vendor/ are

> broken on my system - I don't have ruby and rails installed. Even if I

> install those packages they are in different locations on my system

> (currently in /usr/lib/ruby/1.9/)


> I modified setup.py from 2.5 and commented out line 139. After that

> install finished without errors.


> Regards,

> Łukasz

I have just tried the install of rlextra-2.5.tar.gz and it seemed to work fine
on my system using pip. I think the error is being hidden.

I have fixed the setup script and replaced it in the two source code files. The
daily will come right tomorrow.
Robin Becker

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