RELEASED Python 2.4.2 (final)

Fuzzyman fuzzymanNO at SPAMvoidspaceDOTorg.uk
Fri Sep 30 10:22:59 CEST 2005


On Thu, 29 Sep 2005 17:53:47 -0700, Bugs <dont at spam.me> wrote:

>I downloaded the 2.4.2 Windows Binary Installer from python.org but when 
>I try to run python.exe I get the following in the console:
>--------------------
>ActivePython 2.4.1 Build 247 (ActiveState Corp.) based on
>Python 2.4.1 (#65, Jun 20 2005, 17:01:55) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)] on 
>win32
>Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>>
>--------------------
>It says ActivePython 2.4.1 but I downloaded the 2.4.2 binary installer 
>from python.org and the python.exe executable I'm running is timestamped 
>9/28/2005 12:41PM...  Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?
>

I had problems updating from activestate 2.4 to activestate 2.4.1

I think it was caused by not uninstalling the original. This does mean
that even a *minor* version upgrade is a PITA. To do it cleanly all
extension modules have to be uninstalled and re-installed.

*sigh*

Fuzzyman
http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python

>Thanks!



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