If you can't use APS, or don't have internet access at all, you will need to
first download the appropriate ``.egg`` file from the `setuptools PyPI page
cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/setuptools>`_ using a computer with internet
+<http://.python.org/pypi/setuptools>`_ using a computer with internet
access. Place the egg in the same directory as ``ez_setup.py`` on the target
computer before running it.
installed package to work, like manually adding it to ``PYTHONPATH`` or to
-``--index-url=URL, -i URL`` (New in 0.4a1)
+``--index-url=URL, -i URL`` (New in 0.4a1)
Specifies the base URL of the Python Package Index. The default is
www.python.org/ pypi if not specified. When a package is requested
+ http://.python.org/ if not specified. When a package is requested
that is not locally available or linked from a ``--find-links`` download
page, the package index will be searched for download pages for the needed
package, and those download pages will be searched for links to download
* ``ftp:`` download URLs now work correctly.
+ * The default ``--index-url`` is now ``http://pypi.python.org/simple``, to use
+ the Python Package Index's new simpler (and faster!) REST API.
* EasyInstall no longer aborts the installation process if a URL it wants to
retrieve can't be downloaded, unless the URL is an actual package download.