Re: Adding Python Modules
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You should be able to use sudo to do things as the root user:
sudo easy_install boto
I am pretty sure that works.
Though you should keep in mind that will only run it on the current node
and /usr/local isn't share between nodes ... at least as far as I know of.
On 03/14/2011 08:55 PM, Chris Diehl wrote:
> I just successfully fired up my first cluster in short order which is
> My first step was to try and install additional modules so that I
> could save a custom AMI for future use.
> Doing an 'easy_install <packagename>' yielded:
> error: can't create or remove files in install directory
> The following error occurred while trying to add or remove files in the
> installation directory:
> [Errno 13] Permission denied:
> The installation directory you specified (via --install-dir, --prefix, or
> the distutils default setting) was:
> Perhaps your account does not have write access to this directory? If the
> installation directory is a system-owned directory, you may need to
> sign in
> as the administrator or "root" account. If you do not have administrative
> access to this machine, you may wish to choose a different installation
> directory, preferably one that is listed in your PYTHONPATH environment
> Does sgeadmin not have admin rights? Should I be able to install
> software at will without permissions issues?
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Received on Mon Mar 14 2011 - 21:57:24 EDT