[ckan-discuss] developer-installation pip error

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Thu Mar 18 00:28:21 GMT 2010

On 17 March 2010 20:10, Ed Summers <ehs at pobox.com> wrote:
> Thanks Rufus
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 5:05 AM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
>> Can I recommend you try installing with the following
>> pip-requirements.txt which should be pretty stable (obviously if
>> you're looking to contribute you'll want to move to HEAD but a working
>> installation should probably be first!):
>> -e hg+https://knowledgeforge.net/okfn/vdm@vdm-0.6#egg=vdm
>> -e hg+https://knowledgeforge.net/okfn/licenses@0.2#egg=licenses
>> -e hg+https://knowledgeforge.net/ckan/ckanclient/hg@ckanclient-v0.2#egg=ckanclient
>> -e hg+https://knowledgeforge.net/ckan/hg@metastable#egg=ckan
> Thanks Rufus, that completed with a "Successfully installed" message.
> Are there instructions for running a dev instance based on HEAD? That
> is actually what I would like to do if possible.

See the README.txt for dev setup -- also available online here:


For production deployment see doc/deployment.rst, available online here:


Any problems please let us know :)

You are currently running off metastable rather than HEAD but that
makes no difference to actually getting your test instance running
(HEAD should stabilize pretty rapidly in the next few days and then
you can hg up to it).

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