[IronPython] How to update visual studio for Ironpython beta 7 & Infinite loop on package import

Dino Viehland dinov at exchange.microsoft.com
Fri Jun 2 23:14:17 CEST 2006

We're actually not aware of any issues w/ importing...  do you have a simple repro, or does it repro w/ the same steps as the previous one for you?

To update to beta 7 you should be able to replace the IronPython binaries that ship w/ VSIP.  Those typically get deployed to:

%ProgramFiles\Visual Studio 2005 SDK\(some date)\VisualStudioIntegration\Common\Assemblies

Just replace those, then re-build the IronPython integration sample (%ProgramFiles%\Visual Studio 2005 SDK\(some date)\VisualStudioIntegration\Samples\IronPythonIntegration\) and then the project should be up-to-date and using beta 7.

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From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Aude Espesset
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 2:00 PM
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Subject: [IronPython] How to update visual studio for Ironpython beta 7 & Infinite loop on package import


I have the april 2006 version of Visual Studio which contains IronPython, but I don't know how to update it to work with beta 7. I'm guessing I should copy the new source code somewhere and rebuild but I don't know where to copy it.

My second question is about infinite loops when importing packages. There is an old message regarding this issue: http://lists.ironpython.com/htdig.cgi/users-ironpython.com/2006-March/001884.html
Is it still an active bug? One package gives me an infinite loop on import. Should I try to trace back where it falls into an infinite loop or are you aware of this bug and still working on it?


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