[Distutils] Re: Next button not greyed out during file copy.

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Fri Jun 25 15:18:09 EDT 2004

Phil Rittenhouse <Phil.Rittenhouse at dspfactory.com> writes:

> Hi all,
> I've noticed a problem with a couple of distutils based
> installers (py2exe and pywin32) that I think may be a 
> problem in all distutils based windows installers.
> When you click Next to start the file copy, the Next button
> is not greyed out or disabled.  If you click it again, it 
> seems to start another file copy process running, because 
> you then get an "Overwrite Existing Files?" dialog.  If 
> you click Yes, the install may throw a Runtime Error with
> the message "The process cannot access the file because 
> it is being used by another process..." and it may lock up.
> I'm running Python 2.3.3 and have seen this in py2exe 0.5.0
> and pywin32 build 201.
> Has anyone else seen this?

I have never tried to press the Next button more than once ;-), but I
agree it should be fixed.  To help me that I don't forget it, please
submit a bug to SF and assign it to me.



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