Friday, December 30, 2011

Re: startproject will NOT work.

Chris Kavanagh wrote:

> Hi, I'm using WinXP, Python27, django 1.3.1.
> When I try startproject mysite, I get a "Usage django-
> subcommand [options] [args]" listing of commands instead of
> starting the project in mysite folder. . .I've tried every workaround
> I've found on Google & on this site. I've put C:\Python27\Lib\site-
> packages\django\bin in my Env Variable Path, I've changed the registry
> setting HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\python.exe\shell\open\command
> to PYDIR\\python.exe" "%1" %*. I've typed in the full path in the
> command line (python startproject mysite) & nothing
> works. And yes, I set it up using python install.
> Any suggestions or other work arounds??? I'm at my wits end!!! Thanks
> for any help.


If you're seeing the usage message then python is able to find and execute
the script, but the script doesn't like the input that you
are providing.

Can you provide a paste of what you enter in the command prompt, and the
output that you receive?



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