[Python-Dev] Daily Windows Installers

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Fri Sep 14 22:37:47 CEST 2007

David Bolen schrieb:
> Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> writes:
>> I hope this isn't due to the files that Sphinx creates.
>> I had a nasty crash with HTML Help Workshop when I generated
>> an "invalid" index file -- but this was reproducible of course.
> The really annoying thing is that this only occurs (so far) in the 3.0
> tree when run beneath the buildbot, although it seems consistent
> there.  Using the same tree right after a crash, and running the same
> build command interactively always seems to work fine.  I thought it
> might be a stdout/console thing but redirecting the compiler's output
> to a file still crashes.
> I think, but can't prove it has parsed all the input files, since the
> last bit of output even in verbose mode is still buffered in its
> process when it crashes.

Can't help you there, just notice that this is the same point where
I saw "my" crash.

> I did determine that genindex.html is being created with malformed
> HTML (< and > in operators aren't being quoted as &lt; and &gt;), but
> manually fixing that didn't resolve the crash.  And even in the 2.6
> branch (which builds fine) genindex.html has erroneous uses of
> "<protocol>" that isn't quoted either.

Okay, I should really fix this. Added a todo-list item.

> For the moment I'm probably going to work to ensure we don't get the
> pop-up box (which blocks the rest of the processing) so at least an
> MSI can get created even if the chm is bad.

Thanks for handling this!


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