Title: Interactive help writes to the python install destination directory
Type: crash Stage:
Components: Library (Lib) Versions: Python 3.0
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: loewis, r_mosaic
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2008-05-22 04:59 by r_mosaic, last changed 2008-05-25 17:22 by loewis. This issue is now closed.

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py3help_error.txt r_mosaic, 2008-05-22 04:59 Python 3.0a5 Help exception screen dump
Messages (2)
msg67179 - (view) Author: Fan Decheng (r_mosaic) Date: 2008-05-22 04:59
Python 3.0a5 on Windows Vista SP1

I installed it to C:\Python30, and used NTFS permissions to protect the
files in the directory from being changed, also making the whole
directory read-only.  Thus, new files can't be created inside the directory.

1. Type help() in python.  Python goes into interactive help mode.
2. Type "modules fnmatch" in python.

Help quits with the following error:

IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:

For detailed error info please see the attached text file.
msg67350 - (view) Author: Martin v. Löwis (loewis) * (Python committer) Date: 2008-05-25 17:22
Thanks for the report. This should now be fixed with r63643, r63644 and
Date User Action Args
2008-05-25 17:22:56loewissetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: fixed
messages: + msg67350
nosy: + loewis
2008-05-22 04:59:34r_mosaiccreate