[Python-Dev] RELEASED Python 2.4.1, release candidate 1

Richie Hindle richie at entrian.com
Tue Mar 15 10:26:19 CET 2005


[Richie]
> It's possibly that it was an all-users installation but I
> copied the DLL into C:\Python24 for some reason

[Martin]
> Ah, ok. I could not have thought of *that*. That also explains it: the
> upgrading simply did not manage to remove/replace your copy of
> python24.dll.
> 
> It's easy to see the effect, then: Windows looks for python24.dll first
> in the directory of python.exe (where no DLL should have been found), 
> and would only fallback to system32 then (which it didn't in your case).

Yes, that's what's happened.  I've copied the new python24.dll into
C:\python24, and everything now thinks it's 2.4.1c1.  Sorry about that.

(I wish I could remember why I'd copied the DLL, but I can't.  I'd like to
think there was a good reason.  8-)

-- 
Richie Hindle
richie at entrian.com




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