How to upgrade python from 2.4.3 to 2.4.4 ?

Tim Roberts timr at
Tue Oct 24 08:15:44 CEST 2006

Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at> wrote:

>On Sun, 22 Oct 2006 01:55:53 GMT, Tim Roberts <timr at> declaimed
>the following in comp.lang.python:
>> Having learned that lesson the hard way, I now keep a directory with zips
>> and tarballs for all of the add-ins I have installed, and I maintain a
>> single batch file that will install all of them.  This also makes it
>> trivially easy to install my environment on a different computer.
>	Okay if one builds such from sources... but us poor Windows flunkies
>without a build environment have to wait for some kindly soul to build
>the installer compatible with the new Python version.

I run Windows.  Only a fraction of the packages I've stored up actually
require compiling anything.

Further, as I understand it, Python 2.4 extensions can be built with the
free "express edition" compiler from Microsoft.
Tim Roberts, timr at
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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