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Add note in docs/install.rst about FreeBSD pip install issue.

  Also, update versions tested for PG and Python, and update AUTHORS file.
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@@ -4,6 +4,7 @@ The PRIMARY AUTHORS are (and/or have been):
* Joe Abbate
* Ronan Dunklau
+ * Andjelko Horvat
* Roger Hunwicks
* Andrey Popp
* Daniele Varrazzo
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@@ -19,17 +19,16 @@ Requirements
Pyrseas provides tools for `PostgreSQL <http://www.postgresql.org>`_,
so obviously you need **PostgreSQL** to start with. Pyrseas has been
-tested with PG 8.4 and 9.0 (and with the 9.1 Beta 1), but it probably
-also works against earlier releases, and we'll certainly keep up with
+tested with PG 8.4, 9.0 and 9.1, and we'll certainly keep up with
future releases. Please refer to section III, `Server Administration
<http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/interactive/admin.html>`_ of
the PostgreSQL documentation for details on installation, setup and
the various Linux, Unix and Windows platforms supported.
You will also need **Python**. Pyrseas has been tested with `Python
<http://www.python.org>`_ 2.6 and 2.7, but should also work with 2.5.
-It has not been ported to Python 3.x, but we hope to do that in the
-near term. On Linux or \*BSD, Python may already be part of your
+It has also been ported to Python 3.2.
+On Linux or \*BSD, Python may already be part of your
distribution or may be available as a package. For Windows and Mac OS
please refer to the `Python download page
<http://www.python.org/download/>`_ for installers and instructions.
@@ -162,6 +161,13 @@ or::
sudo easy_install Pyrseas
+.. note:: On FreeBSD, it has been reported that it is necessary to
+ install the Python ``distribute`` package, prior to
+ installing Pyrseas with ``pip``. In other words, you need
+ to run ``sudo pip install distribute`` before the above
+ ``pip`` command. This may also be necessary on other BSD
+ variants.
+
``Pip`` and ``easy_install`` can also be used in a Python `virtualenv
<http://www.virtualenv.org/en/latest/>`_ environment, in which case
you *don't* need to prefix the commands with ``sudo``.

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