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Issue #366 new
Running (or in my case byte-compiling) the tests fails on Python 2.4:
Compiling /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/setuptools/tests/test_easy_install.py ... File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/setuptools/tests/test_easy_install.py", line 315 finally: ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax
That file uses a try...except...finally construction which is not supported in Python 2.4.