C:\Python25\Lib\IDLELIB\idle.pyw won't start
duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Fri Feb 5 12:38:15 CET 2010
Anthra Norell <anthra.norell at bluewin.ch> wrote:
> I upgraded from 2.4 to 2.5 and am unable to start an 2.5 idle
> This is the command I have been using:
> C:\Python24\pythonw.exe C:\Python24\Lib\IDLELIB\idle.pyw -n -c
> And this is the command that doesn't start anything:
> C:\Python25\pythonw.exe C:\Python25\Lib\IDLELIB\idle.pyw -n -c
> The command is exactly the same with the digit 5 in the place of 4.
> All paths and names are correct. C:\\Python25\\i sets up sys.path but
> seems irrelevant, as taking the execfile () part out doesn't change
> anything. The OS is Windows ME. The download of 2.5 finished with a
> warning saying that 2.5 was the highest version for Windows 9* Any
Does 'unable to start a 2.5 idle window' mean you get some sort of error
or simply that nothing happens?
What happens if you simply run C:\Python25\Lib\IDLELIB\idle.bat
Does that work or not?
What about running this from a command prompt:
Does that run idle or do you get any error messages?
What about this?
Using pythonw.exe will start the program with all error output dumped in
the bit bucket. Running from a command prompt with python.exe will at
least let you see if there are any errors.
Duncan Booth http://kupuguy.blogspot.com
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