[Python-Dev] FWD: Re: Problem w/ IDLE on Win2000
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.net
Wed Aug 6 15:15:08 EDT 2003
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 12:04:41PM -0400, Aahz wrote:
> Is there an SF bug for this? Should I add it to bugs.html?
What happened to your position on top-posting? :-) (please don't reply!)
The default path is \python23 for a reason. Why do people
ignore the default? I wouldn't call it a bug, at most a caveat.
> ----- Forwarded message from deelan <ggg at zzz.it> -----
> > From: deelan <ggg at zzz.it>
> > Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
> > Subject: Re: Problem w/ IDLE on Win2000
> > Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2003 09:53:15 +0200
> > Organization: IUnet
> > David Lees wrote:
> > (...)
> > >I believe the problem is the same one previously discussed with respect
> > >to Windows XP. IDLE can not be in a path where any of the directory
> > >names have a space. Unfortunately, 'program files' has a space in it.
> > some problem on my win2k server sp4. installed py2.3 into "program
> > files", IDLE failed to start. reinstalled 2.3 into "c:\python", problem
> > fixed.
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