[Python-Dev] Python 2.4b1 on win32 installer bug?

Alex A. Naanou alex.nanou at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 00:11:54 CEST 2004

On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 02:05:21 +0400, Alex A. Naanou <alex.nanou at gmail.com> wrote:
> Martin wrote:
> > Also, upgrading from 2.4a3 (with extensions installed) to 2.4b1
> > (with no extensions) would have the same effect - there is simply
> > no support for restoring older versions of the extensions when
> > uninstalling (and upgrading from 2.4a3 to 2.4b1 is actually the
> > same as uninstalling 2.4a3 first).
> this appears to be exactly the case with me, I run both the 2.3 and
> 2.4 branches on the same box... and I upgraded py2.4a3 to py2.4b1.
> the funny thing is that when I installed Py2.4a3 some time back all
> went well. this time the installer restored the last setup options
> (except the setup dir... I do not use %systemdrive%\python24\) and
> removed ALL file associations, including for Py2.3.4, and messed up
> the overall python registry configuration! (which is quite odd....).
BTW no changes in the setup configuration were made between py2.4a3
and py2.4b1 (the path, which extensions are to be installed all stayed
the same)...


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