[NumPy-Tickets] [NumPy] #1621: numpy-1.5.0-win32-superpack-python2.7 Installer fails on 64bit windows

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#1621: numpy-1.5.0-win32-superpack-python2.7  Installer fails on 64bit windows
 Reporter:  alxx    |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect  |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal  |   Milestone:  2.0.0   
Component:  Other   |     Version:  1.5.0   
 Keywords:          |  
 When installing numpy-1.5.0-win32-superpack-python2.7  on windows7 64 bit,
 the installer can not find python2.7 in the registry.

 Its a know problem with the distutils installer.
 see http://bugs.python.org/issue6792

 Need to have a separate 64 bit windows installer or look for the
 additional registry entries to find the install location or have a fall
 through that allows a user to still install even if it doesn't find python

 PyQt v4.7.7 uses the fall through option.
 wxpython has a separate installer

 Someone provides unofficial numpy (and scipy) binaries here
 but I'd much prefer using an official package (if possible)

Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1621>
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