Will Python Run On Microsoft Vista?

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Fri Mar 2 19:13:31 CET 2007


On Feb 5, 9:24 am, Jonathan Curran <j... at icicled.net> wrote:
> On Monday 05 February 2007 11:08, slogging_away wrote:
>
> > I know, I know - flame away but its not clear to me if Python will run
> > on a system running MicrosoftVista.  Is anyone successfully running
> > Python onVista?  If so, is it what version of Python are you
> > running?  I'm ordering a new system and if Python won't work onVista
> > then it will definately influence the OS selection.
>
> > Thanks in advance!
>
> I don't see why Python wouldn't work. The 2.5 version clearly has a version
> forVistaalbeit its the x64 Edition. If you downloaded the regular version
> (x86) then I assume it would work just fine. D/L an evaluation copy ofVista
> and try it yourself.
>
> - Jonathan

Python works fine with Vista using the normal Python-2.5.msi
installer.  The one fly in the ointment is that Tkinter will not work
at this point (can't find _tkinter).  Good news is that wxPython
works!

Vega




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