[IPython-user] Installers for current CVS (basically a release candidate). Testers, please?
viktor.ransmayr at t-online.de
Wed Jun 9 03:08:19 CDT 2004
Viktor Ransmayr wrote:
> Fernando Perez wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> in http://ipython.scipy.org/dist/testing/ I've packaged the current
>> CVS code as:
>> 1. The usual .tgz
>> 2. rpms tagged with the proper Python version
>> 3. *** a proper windows executable installer! (thanks to Cory Dodt)
>> These now contain all the recent features properly documented, along
>> with many fixes. For those who missed the previous mail, the
>> highlights are:
>> - windows color support is supposed to work out of the box (thanks to
>> Gary Bishop)
>> - bash-like customizable prompts, and a new 'shell' profile
>> included. Yes, I now have 'pysh' as an alias to 'ipython -p shell'
>> and I use it for on-the-fly system scripting (thanks to W.J. van der
>> I would greatly appreciate feedback from Windows users on whether (3)
>> works or not, since I made it 'blindly' under Linux, and have no way
>> to run it. If it does, I'll stop shipping .zip files for Windows
>> users and continue from now on with this executable installer.
>> *** WARNING --- BACKWARDS INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE***
>> If you update, you'll need to fix ALL your ipythonrc files to use, in
>> your prompt_in2 strings, '\D' instead of '%n'. Otherwise your
>> prompts won't print properly. Sorry about this, but trivial as it
>> sounds, it is nearly impossible for me to keep compatibility with the
>> old syntax while implementing the new, much more flexible prompt system.
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> Hi Fernando,
> I tried to install the current CVS version on WinXP Pro and failed :-(
> I'm attaching my internal configuration log, which contains the
> traceback I've received:
> 2004-06-09 07:55:06
> o Install IPython-0.6.1.cvs
> - Follow the instructions in "Upgrading from a previous version" and
> delete the directory C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Viktor
> o Installation failed w/ the following traceback:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "D:\Python23\Scripts\ipython_win_post_install.py", line 126, in ?
> File "D:\Python23\Scripts\ipython_win_post_install.py", line 86, in run
> File "D:\Python23\lib\shutil.py", line 100, in copytree
> names = os.listdir(src)
> WindowsError: [Errno 3] Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht
> finden: 'doc/*.*'
> *** run_installscript: internal error 0xFFFFFFFF ***
> Kind regards,
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I've been a little to fast before, since I didn't check any further ...
It looks like IPython-0.6.1.cvs got properly installed. - Color and
readline work to the same extent I had them working in 0.6.
However, since I had all the modules allready previously installed
I don't know how much of a help this report is ...
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