Python 1.5 v Python 2.1

Erno Kuusela erno-news at
Fri Aug 10 19:07:12 CEST 2001

In article <mailman.997454537.12835.python-list at>, Lindstrom
Greg - glinds <Greg.Lindstrom at> writes:

| I have a friend on my test team wanting to move to Python 2.1 on his windows
| 2000 box. He is currently running Python 1.5.2 and has lots of existing test
| code that he still wants to use. When he installed Python 2.1 and ran his
| first routine he saw: "dlls for 1.5 conflicting with version 2.1". I know
| there is an issue with the socket routine, but what's causing this, and how
| can I fix it for him?

this doesn't have anything to do with socket routines.

python versions are not binary compatible, so you cannot use a
binary ("dll") compiled for python 1.5.2 with python 2.1.

the fix would be to install 2.1-built versions of the extensions.

  -- erno

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