[Setup] Re: Plone install errors - Help!

Alexander Limi limi at plone.org
Fri Jul 21 16:06:11 UTC 2006

On Fri, 14 Jul 2006 08:54:08 -0700, James Ellemore  
<j_ellemore at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Plone install error installing varsion: Plone-2.5-with-Zope-2.9.exe
> Executing the command 'setupsite.py' failed
> TypeError: stat() argument 1 must be (encoded string without NULL  
> bytes), not str

Two general hints:

1. If you have AIM installed, uninstall it before you install Plone

2. If you have any existing, older installations of Python on the computer  
(or are using a Thinkpad, which comes with an old Python installed),  
uninstall it.


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