[IPython-dev] A cry for help: I give up with Windows installers
viktor.ransmayr at t-online.de
Fri Jun 11 14:43:04 CDT 2004
> I wrote:
>> Hi Fernando,
>> I've tried to build the windows-installer from source using
>> Executing "python setup.py bdist_wininst
>> I get the following traceback:
>> removing 'build\bdist.win32\wininst' (and everything under it)
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "setup.py", line 130, in ?
>> line 83, in run
>> File "D:\Python23\lib\shutil.py", line 71, in copy
>> copyfile(src, dst)
>> File "D:\Python23\lib\shutil.py", line 37, in copyfile
>> fsrc = open(src, 'rb')
>> IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:
> OK, I get it. It's my mistake, I never thought the installer would be
> _built_ under windows, so my setup.py is kind of hacked. I'll try to
> fix it and provide an updated one tomorrow. Can you get CVS code?
Yes, I can. - At the moment I'm mostly working w/ the CVS-Variant that
is distributed w/ MSYS.
- However should this turn out to cause problems I'd switch to whatever
variant you suggest.
> Many thanks for your help, hopefully with a bit of collaboration we
> can fix the windows issues. Especially now that Gary's stuff is
> working so well, I'd love to provide full support for Windows users.
I'm glad, if I can help.
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