[Pythonmac-SIG] OSX3 install problem

downie - downgeoff2 at hotmail.com
Fri Dec 4 12:52:07 CET 2009


> To: pythonmac-sig at python.org
> From: nad at acm.org
> Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 13:42:07 -0800
> Subject: Re: [Pythonmac-SIG] OSX3 install problem
> 
> In article <BLU120-W261B778A307331EBDC95EB82940 at phx.gbl>,
>  downie - <downgeoff2 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >  I'm trying to install Python on OSX10.3.9 , downloaded 
> >  python-2.6.4_macosx10.3.dmg, but unfortunately the install process ends with 
> >  'There have been errors in the install process. Please try again.'
> >  Console.log entry is not much more informative:
> > "2009-12-03 20:11:22 +0000
> > Not a JPEG file: starts with 0x89 0x50
> > 2009-12-03 20:14:11.844 Installer[387] Exception raised during posting of 
> > notification.  Ignored.  exception: Some files for PythonFramework-2.6 may 
> > not have been written correctly. (code 1)"
> > 
> > Any ideas on where to look for better diagnostics?
>  
> Interesting.  The installer is seldom (if ever) tested on 10.3.9 these 
> days although the hope is that it should work.  I forget if the OS X 
> Installer app has this option in 10.3 but, at least on later versions of 
> OS X, the Installer menu bar has a Window -> Installer Log option and at 
> the bottom of the Installer Log window there is an selector for "Show 
> Everything".  Could you see if there is anything more there, perhaps the 
> specific file name?
> 
> -- 
>  Ned Deily,
>  nad at acm.org
> 

It's actually under 'File/Show Log'.
Log attached.
Thanks,
GD
 		 	   		  
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