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Title: bdist_msi install_script fail to execute if alt python location specified
Type: crash Stage: resolved
Components: Distutils Versions:
Status: closed Resolution: out of date
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: dstufft, eric.araujo, eszense, steve.dower
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2017-01-19 12:53 by eszense, last changed 2022-04-11 14:58 by admin. This issue is now closed.

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Messages (2)
msg285786 - (view) Author: (eszense) Date: 2017-01-19 12:53
if install-script specified and
alternative python location selected during installation,
msiexec will fail with:
    "There is a problem with this Windows Installer
    package. A program required for this install to
    complete could not be run. Contact your support
    personnel or package vendor.

This is due to the lack of PythonExeX Custom Action setting
the path to python.exe

Patch attacked for your consideration
msg386356 - (view) Author: Steve Dower (steve.dower) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-02-03 18:21
Distutils is now deprecated (see PEP 632) and all tagged issues are being closed. From now until removal, only release blocking issues will be considered for distutils.

If this issue does not relate to distutils, please remove the component and reopen it. If you believe it still requires a fix, most likely the issue should be re-reported at
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:58:42adminsetgithub: 73506
2021-02-03 18:21:26steve.dowersetstatus: open -> closed

nosy: + steve.dower
messages: + msg386356

resolution: out of date
stage: resolved
2017-01-19 12:53:55eszensesetnosy: + eric.araujo, dstufft
components: + Distutils
2017-01-19 12:53:40eszensecreate