[Pythonmac-SIG] For your eyes only: new 2.3rc1+ installer

Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl
Wed Jul 23 18:13:32 EDT 2003

On Wednesday, Jul 23, 2003, at 14:11 Europe/Amsterdam, Stuart Bishop  

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> On Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at 08:46  PM, Jack Jansen wrote:
>> A new installer is available as  
>> <http://ftp.cwi.nl/jack/python/mac/newer/MacPython-OSX-2.3rc1plus- 
>> 8.dmg>. It has the pythonw bug fixed, and in addition I've taken out  
>> the "root disk only" option, replacing it with a warning in the  
>> README that you should only install on your active system disk. The  
>> root-disk-only option was causing too many problems.
> Still dying on install. Running the postflight script manually
> gives a better error - it is dying trying to build a symlink into
> /Applications/MacPython-2.3/IDLE.app/Contents/MacOS. IDLE.app

That should be a non-fatal error, are you sure it is dying from this?  
Could you try re-installing, and send me a copy of the log output (with  
verbose turned on) of the installer, plus anything interesting that  
shows up in the Console?

(BTW: you *are* installing on your boot disk?)
Jack Jansen, <Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl>, http://www.cwi.nl/~jack
If I can't dance I don't want to be part of your revolution -- Emma  

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