[Python-Dev] Possible major bug with zipimport on Windows in Python 3.3.4

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Feb 13 21:58:56 CET 2014

On 13 February 2014 20:54, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> On Feb 13, 2014, at 3:53 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can someone please take a look at http://bugs.python.org/issue20621
>> for me? It appears that there is a significant problem with zipimport
>> in 3.3.4. It's causing breakage in virtualenv but I've isolated the
>> issue to what I think is Python itself.
>> Basically, until this bug is fixed, virtualenv won't work on Windows
>> with Python 3.3.4, as far as I can tell.
> Does it affect 3.4?

Just checked that. No, it's not an issue in 3.4rc0. Nor is it in
3.3.3, so it's a regression in the 3.3 series only.

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