Python 3.6 Installation

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Tue Jan 17 21:12:22 EST 2017

On Wednesday 18 January 2017 12:30, Michael Torrie wrote:

> Yes googling error messages is a good idea. However the SO link seems to
> describe this problem as a missing DLL, probably the VS 2015 runtime
> redistributable library.  If this is the problem, why isn't Python's
> installer bundling the runtime for optional install?  Many other
> installers do this.  Judging by the frequency of posts like this one to
> this list, it's a problem that affects more than a few users.
> Anyway, it seems like this kind of runtime error is cropping up more and
> more for folks.

Perhaps some Python-on-Windows user who cares about this issue should raise it 
on the bug tracker as a feature request.

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it everywhere." - Jon Ronson

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