[Grok-dev] grokproject fails with "Couldn't find a distribution for zc.recipe.zope3instance"

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman janwijbrand at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 13:10:57 EST 2007

> I would like to testdrive grok. I easy_installed grokproject and tried "svn co
> svn://svn.zope.org/repos/main/grok/trunk grok". Both ways i got the same
> error ( see below ).
> I'm on x86_64 and python 2.5 . Is this the problem? In the example i found
> python2.4 is used, but it didn't say explicitly python 2.5 is not working.
> Obtaining Python 2.4 for OpenSUSE 10.2 means compiling it. So i would like to
> be sure it solves my problem before doing it.

Without really looking at the error message, I *can* say Zope-3.3 (on
which Grok is built) is not yet "blessed" to work with Python-2.5.
Python-2.4 still is required. I hope that helps...

kind regards,

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman

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