simplejson setup problem


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Robin Becker

I'm getting this error whilst building simplejson-1.7.3 with "setup.py install"
on a win32 platform.

........
creating build\bdist.win32\egg\EGG-INFO
removing simplejson.egg-info\native_libs.txt
copying simplejson.egg-info\PKG-INFO -> build\bdist.win32\egg\EGG-INFO
copying simplejson.egg-info\SOURCES.txt -> build\bdist.win32\egg\EGG-INFO
copying simplejson.egg-info\dependency_links.txt -> build\bdist.win32\egg\EGG-INFO
copying simplejson.egg-info\entry_points.txt -> build\bdist.win32\egg\EGG-INFO
error: can't copy 'simplejson.egg-info\native_libs.txt': doesn't exist or not a
regular file
"error: can't copy 'simplejson.egg-info\native_libs.txt': doesn't exist or not a
regular file"

I'm not sure whether this error is significant, but presumably it is because
instead of just installing, the setup seems to be creating an egg and that bit
is failing.

Is there some easy way to avoid this broken egg syndrome and just use ordinary
distutils?
 
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