[IPython-dev] A cry for help: I give up with Windows installers

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Mon Jun 14 00:58:07 CDT 2004


Viktor Ransmayr wrote:

>>>I've tried to build the windows-installer from source using 
>>>"IPython-0.6.1.cvs.tar.gz".
>>>
>>>Executing  "python setup.py bdist_wininst 
>>>--install-script=ipython_win_post_install.py"
>>>I get the following traceback:

[snip]

>>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?

Sorry for the delay.  I just committed a fixed setup.py which should allow 
building the installer under Windows.  I can't test it, so I hope I didn't 
screw up.

Let me know how it goes.

Best,

f




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