[Thuban-list] thuban, windows and python 2.3

Bernhard Herzog bh at intevation.de
Wed Dec 10 14:20:34 CET 2003


Matt Wilkie <matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca> writes:

> Hello,
>
> It's good to see that a full on 1.0 release is approaching.
> Congratulations to everybody for their hard work!

Thanks.

> Can the windows binary be used with python 2.3?

No. You'd have to recompile some modules.

> If not is a py2.3 win-binary forthcoming?

Good question. Given that the startup file doesn't work on windows with
python 2.2 but will probably work with 2.3 (see
https://intevation.de/rt/webrt?serial_num=2241) I think that we should
build a Python 2.3 binary at least for the final release or the next
release candidate should there be one.

> I'd rather not have 2.2 and
> 2.3 concurrent if I can avoid it (or maybe that is not even possible?)

Having two python versions installed simultaneously should be possible.
See e.g. this posting by Tim Peters:

http://mail.python.org/pipermail/tutor/2003-August/024465.html



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