RELEASED Python 2.4.2 (final)

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

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

>I downloaded the 2.4.2 Windows Binary Installer from 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 
>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 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.




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