[Python-Dev] Re: RELEASED Python 2.4.1, release candidate 1

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Sat Mar 12 18:17:16 CET 2005

On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 10:53:06 -0500, Jeremy Hylton <jhylton at gmail.com> wrote:
> I seem to have a problem with the install on XP SP1.  Python itself is
> installed, but IDLE won't start.  The error says: "IDLE's subprocess
> didn't make connection.  Either IDLE can't start a subprocess or
> personal firewall software is blocking the connection."  I believe the
> problem is the firewall, but I'm not sure if it is related to the
> install.  The previous install (Python 2.3) worked fine.

Did your firewall have an exception for Python 2.3, which doesn't
apply to 2.4 (for example, it included the full path to the exempted


More information about the Python-Dev mailing list