[IPython-dev] Win32/py2.4 installer crash woes

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Sun Jan 30 15:23:44 EST 2005

Hi all,

sjmachin at lexicon.net wrote:

> How about a swift reversion to a distribution with a zip file and a
> setup.py? I'll alpha-test it for you; I'm anxious to get that manual to
> read up about the difference between !cd, cd, %cd and @#$^cd :-)

Unfortunately because of this distutils bug which is crashing any
python2.4-targetted installation, I've resorted to providing a manual
installer again.  Please see the note which I added here for more details:


This is less than ideal, but there's little else I can do until the bug is 
fixed in python 2.4.  Viktor Ransmayr is helping track this down, but I'm sure 
that if anyone has further insights they will be welcome.



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