[Python-Dev] RE: [Numpy-discussion] Python 2.2

Paul F. Dubois paul@pfdubois.com
Mon, 17 Dec 2001 09:24:14 -0800

I am on Windows Me, so there is no concept of administrator.

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From: numpy-discussion-admin@lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:numpy-discussion-admin@lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Guido
van Rossum
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 8:16 AM
To: Paul F. Dubois
Cc: 'Ray Drew'; numpy-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net;
Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] RE: [Numpy-discussion] Python 2.2

> I downloaded and installed 2.2c1 and built the Numeric installers. 
> However, when I run them they all fail when the installation begins 
> (after one clicks the final click to install) with an access 
> violation. I removed any previous Numeric and it still happened.
> Building and installing with setup.py install works ok.

I don't know anything about your installers, but could it be that you
were trying to install without Administrator permissions?  That used to
crash the previous Python installer too.  (The new one doesn't, but it's
a commercial product so we can't share it.)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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