Downloaded the Anaconda Python distro. I´ve got this error:
Searching for StarCluster
Best match: starcluster 0.95.2
starcluster 0.95.2 is already the active version in easy-install.pth
Installing starcluster-script.py script to C:\Anaconda\Scripts
Installing starcluster.exe script to C:\Anaconda\Scripts
Installing starcluster.exe.manifest script to C:\Anaconda\Scripts
Processing dependencies for StarCluster
Searching for optcomplete>=1.2-devel
Best match: optcomplete 1.2-devel
Running optcomplete-1.2-devel\setup.py -q bdist_egg --dist-dir
zip_safe flag not set; analyzing archive contents...
No eggs found in
complete-1.2-devel\egg-dist-tmp-ozarp2 (setup script problem?)
error: Could not find required distribution optcomplete>=1.2-devel
On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 6:51 PM, Jacob Barhak <jacob.barhak_at_gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Sergio,
> Here is a direct link:
> The web site will ask you to leave your contact info, yet the base
> software is free.
> It will install python with several versions that you can switch between
> and many other useful packages as well as IDE environments that I find
> useful. You still need to install StarCluster afterwards yet this worked
> smoothly for me.
> This company also has an anaconda AMI and instructions how to use it with
> StarCluster yet this is unrelated here so I am not sending the links to
> avoid confusion with this thread.
> Proper disclosure is that I occasionally test this product for them - so I
> am biased a bit toward this solution. There may be other solutions that
> will solve the issue you encounter. Yet this solution worked for me and I
> hope it will work for you.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Mar 12, 2014, at 4:30 PM, Sergio Mafra <sergiohmafra_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jacob,
> Thanks for your prompt answer. Woulld you mind to post the link for
> All best,
> Em quarta-feira, 12 de março de 2014, Jacob Barhak <jacob.barhak_at_gmail.com>
>> Hi Sergio,
>> You have a similar issue to the one I had. If you try the Anaconda python
>> distribution this issue seems to disappear - at least for me for version
>> The bad side of this is that you may need to reinstall your Python base.
>> The Good side is that you get all sorts of perks such as many scientific
>> libraries installed and have other nice abilities for free.
>> I suggested that starcluster should also have a conda install option -
>> yet there seems to be little demand currently. Perhaps this will change.
>> I hope this works for you.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Mar 12, 2014, at 3:29 PM, Sergio Mafra <sergiohmafra_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi fellows,
>> Tried to install MIT StarCluster on my Windows 7 Professional notebook
>> and got this error:
>> C:>easy_install StarCluster
>> Searching for StarCluster
>> Best match: starcluster 0.95.2
>> Processing starcluster-0.95.2-py2.7.egg
>> starcluster 0.95.2 is already the active version in easy-install.pth
>> Installing starcluster-script.py script to C:\Python27\Scripts
>> Installing starcluster.exe script to C:\Python27\Scripts
>> Installing starcluster.exe.manifest script to C:\Python27\Scripts
>> Using c:\python27\lib\site-packages\starcluster-0.95.2-py2.7.egg
>> Processing dependencies for StarCluster
>> Searching for pycrypto>=2.5
>> Reading http://pypi.python.org/simple/pycrypto/
>> Best match: pycrypto 2.6.1
>> Downloading https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/p/pycrypto/pycrypto-2.6.1.ta
>> r.gz#md5=55a61a054aa66812daf5161a0d5d7eda <https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/p/pycrypto/pycrypto-2.6.1.tar.gz#md5=55a61a054aa66812daf5161a0d5d7eda>
>> Processing pycrypto-2.6.1.tar.gz
>> Running pycrypto-2.6.1\setup.py -q bdist_egg --dist-dir c:\users\smafra1.ons\app
>> warning: GMP or MPIR library not found; Not building Crypto.PublicKey._fastmath.
>> error: Setup script exited with error: Unable to find vcvarsall.bat
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Received on Wed Mar 12 2014 - 20:53:33 EDT