Bug(s) in Python 3.1.1 Windows installation
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Oct 29 16:44:04 CET 2009
Mark Hammond wrote:
> On 29/10/2009 11:06 AM, Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
>> So I suggest switching to some other more light-weight installer
> Thanks for the suggestion, but I expect we will stick with MSI even with
> its shortcomings. Using MSI files has significant other advantages,
> particularly in "managed" environments.
>> (2) Failure to set up PATH.
> This is by design. If you really care passionately about this, you
> should be able to find a number of discussions here, in python-dev and
> in the python bug tracker.
> One example of why the current behaviour is useful is that many people
> install multiple Python versions side-by-side and a "last installed
> wins" strategy isn't a great option.
>> Even after setting up a correct PATH Tkinter does not work:
> I suspect this will be a Python 3.x issue - you probably want to stick
> with 2.x.
Looks like in 3.x the name was changed to tkinter.
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