Alternative Ways to install Python 2.4?

Peter A. Schott paschott at no.yahoo.spamm.com
Thu Jun 16 22:16:39 CEST 2005


Not sure if this was ever resolved or not, but I've also had issues trying to
install from a mapped drive.  Once I copied the file locally and installed, it
ran smoothly.

-Pete

Michael Goettsche <mail at tuxipuxi.org> wrote:

> On Monday 24 January 2005 00:29, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> > Michael Goettsche wrote:
> > > I convinced my CS teacher to use Python in school. We currently have 2.2
> > > installed on a Windows 2000 Terminal server. I asked the system
> > > administrator to upgrade to Python 2.4, but he didn't succeed in doing
> > > it. He used the microsoft installer package, which according to him
> > > crashed when starting. So my question is if there's an alternative way to
> > > install it(must be easy). Would it be an option to remove 2.2 first and
> > > then try to install 2.4 again?
> >
> > That would be an option, but I doubt it helps. Please have a look at
> >
> > http://www.python.org/2.4/bugs.html
> >
> > Most likely, you need to upgrade Visual Basic on that machine.
> >
> > Of course, without a precise error description, it is hard to tell.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Martin
> 
> Hi Martin,
> 
> thanks for your answer, I'll let him know!
> 
> Michael




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