I attempted to install DBUtils on OpenVMS Alpha system but received the following error.  Does anyone have suggestions to how I can resolve this error?  Or is it because DBUtil is not made to work on an this type of system?  Thank you.  -Olivia
 
python setup.py install --install-lib=$DISK1:[VMS$COMMON.webware093]
running install
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "setup.py", line 61, in <module>
    zip_safe=0
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/core.py", line 151, in setup
    dist.run_commands()
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/dist.py", line 974, in run_commands
    self.run_command(cmd)
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/dist.py", line 993, in run_command
    cmd_obj.ensure_finalized()
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/cmd.py", line 117, in ensure_finalized
    self.finalize_options()
  File "/python_root/local/setuptools-0.6c8-py2.5.egg/setuptools/command/install
.py", line 32, in finalize_options
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/command/install.py", line 300, in finalize_op
tions
    self.expand_dirs()
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/command/install.py", line 451, in expand_dirs
    'install_data',])
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/command/install.py", line 436, in _expand_att
rs
    val = subst_vars(val, self.config_vars)
  File "/python_root/lib/distutils/util.py", line 233, in subst_vars
    raise ValueError, "invalid variable '$%s'" % var
ValueError: invalid variable '$'