[Python-Dev] [RELEASED] Python 3.4.0b2

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 16:03:18 CET 2014


On 9 January 2014 00:43, Bob Hanson <d2mp1a9 at newsguy.com> wrote:
> When I read this comment of yours, Guido, I immediately started
> wondering about this. You may well be right -- indeed, I have a
> very old install (c.2007) which has not been updated (other than
> one or three new MS "drivers").
>
> Perhaps the Python 3.4.0b2 MSI installer uses a new capability,
> which, as you say, causes the installer to at least attempt to
> upgrade...?

I believe the pip bootstrapping involves an MSI feature we haven't
previously used (MvL would be able to confirm). If so, then MSI may be
looking for a new version to interpret that new setting.

Cheers,
Nick.

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Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia


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