[IPython-dev] exe installer + vista

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 03:09:13 EST 2008

On Jan 25, 2008 1:00 AM, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 25, 2008 1:22 AM, Suraj Barkale <suraj+ipython at barkale.com> wrote:
> > It seems Vista's elevation for installers just checks the file names
> > so renaming ipython-0.8.2.win32.exe to ipython-0.8.2.win32-setup.exe
> > will solve the problem :)
> If that works, we should rename the exe installers we distribute!
> Though of course this is something that should be fixed all the way up
> in distutils...

Can you verify this?  If that's the case, I'll quickly rename our
installer (I'm sure XP doesn't care what the name is) and will update
the release script to make the 'fixed' name by default.



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