Need help with bdist_wininst, was Re: [Python-Dev] RE: [Numpy-discussion] Python 2.2

M.-A. Lemburg mal at
Tue Dec 18 13:48:08 CST 2001

Thomas Heller wrote:
> I've just fixed the bdist_wininst command in CVS.
> There is not much time left before the release of Python 2.2 (how much exactly?).
> To make sure that the current version works correctly, I would
> kindly request some testers to build windows installers from some
> of their package distributions, and check them to make sure they work
> correctly.
> The full story is in bug [#483982]: Python 2.2b2 bdist_wininst crashes:
> To test the new version, you only have to replace the file
> Lib/distutils/command/ in your Python 2.2 distribution
> with the new one from CVS (rev 1.27):

FYI, I just tested it with egenix-mx-base and egenix-mx-commercial
and both seem to work just fine.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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