[vistrails-dev] VisTrails and downloading files

Juliana Freire juliana.freire at nyu.edu
Thu Oct 26 17:21:19 EDT 2017

Do you mean do a git clone and follow all the instructions from

This is too much work... Can't we have an rpz package?

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On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 1:21 PM, Rémi Rampin <remi.rampin at nyu.edu> wrote:

> 2017-10-20 10:46 EDT, Juliana Freire <juliana.freire at nyu.edu>:
>> I have just tried to run VisTrails with a few examples (bike, terminator)
>> and in both, the download file fails.
>> I have downloaded the files manually and replaced downloadfile with file
>> and it works.
> Hi Juliana,
> Indeed this works fine on my machine, but not when I use the executable.
> It seems that changes in MacOS have broken the ssl.py module from the time
> we last released.
> The error I see when clicking on the "DownloadFile" module > then "Show
> Error" is:
> IOError: [Errno 20] Not a directory
> I'm assuming it is the same for you.
> Running from a local checkout or using Anaconda should fix this, we should
> put out a new release with updated versions of those Python modules so that
> it works on newer Macs. It is surprising that such a prominent feature is
> broken.
> Best
> --
> Rémi
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