[SciPy-User] [ANN] Python(x,y) 2.6.2.0 released

Pierre Raybaut contact@pythonxy....
Mon Oct 26 01:52:03 CDT 2009


Hi all,

I'm pleased to announce that Python(x,y) v2.6.2.0 has been released.

 From a certain point of view, it's a step back because it's now based 
on Python 2.6.2 instead of Python 2.6.3.
Actually it's a step forward because:
    * now the VPython plugin does work (apparently, a bugfix in Python 
2.6.3+ has introduced an incompatiblity with current boost.python 
release -- a binding tool on which VPython is based -- in other words, 
let's stick to Python 2.6.2 for a while, shall we?),
    * Spyder was upgraded to v1.0.1 (with some important bugfixes, e.g. 
for user account names having unicode characters)
    * xy was upgraded to v1.1.0:
        o some bugfixes: e.g. 'startups' and 'logs' directories location 
compatible with Vista's UAC
        o introducing a new test script: xytest (just run 'xytest' in 
your command window to check some basic features of your Python(x,y) 
installation)
    * Eclipse/CDT: fixed C/C++ project configuration issue.

Please note that future Updates will be available for Python(x,y) 
v2.6.2.0 only.
In other words, if you have already installed v2.6.3.0, please uninstall 
it completely and then install v2.6.2.0 (of course this applies to 
v2.1.x as well).

- Pierre


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