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Title: Launcher help does not mention configuration options
Type: enhancement Stage: patch review
Components: Demos and Tools, Windows Versions: Python 3.9
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Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: Steve Barnes, cheryl.sabella, miss-islington, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2019-07-11 05:18 by Steve Barnes, last changed 2020-06-15 16:56 by miss-islington.

Pull Requests
URL Status Linked Edit
PR 14701 merged Steve Barnes, 2019-07-11 06:05
PR 20846 merged miss-islington, 2020-06-12 23:19
Messages (4)
msg347653 - (view) Author: Steve Barnes (Steve Barnes) * Date: 2019-07-11 05:18
py[w] --help on Windows launchers do not currently mention the options to configure versions used - just state latest.

This leads some people to struggle with things like testing beta versions, etc. as they end up defaulting to the beta which is undesirable.
msg371425 - (view) Author: Cheryl Sabella (cheryl.sabella) * (Python committer) Date: 2020-06-12 22:30
@steve.dower, please re-review this PR when you get a chance.  Thank you!
msg371427 - (view) Author: miss-islington (miss-islington) Date: 2020-06-12 23:19
New changeset b3e6783423f58597419abae343dd1d5dcc02a7e3 by Steve (Gadget) Barnes in branch 'master':
bpo-37556 Extend help to include latest overrides (GH-14701)
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/b3e6783423f58597419abae343dd1d5dcc02a7e3
msg371575 - (view) Author: miss-islington (miss-islington) Date: 2020-06-15 16:56
New changeset 2ad799fc761844551da64130a37aba4ace80f53e by Miss Islington (bot) in branch '3.9':
bpo-37556 Extend help to include latest overrides (GH-14701)
https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/2ad799fc761844551da64130a37aba4ace80f53e
History
Date User Action Args
2020-06-15 16:56:45miss-islingtonsetmessages: + msg371575
2020-06-12 23:19:58miss-islingtonsetpull_requests: + pull_request20039
2020-06-12 23:19:41miss-islingtonsetnosy: + miss-islington
messages: + msg371427
2020-06-12 22:30:49cheryl.sabellasetnosy: + cheryl.sabella
messages: + msg371425
2019-07-11 06:05:31Steve Barnessetkeywords: + patch
stage: patch review
pull_requests: + pull_request14500
2019-07-11 05:53:00xtreaksetnosy: + tim.golden, steve.dower, zach.ware, paul.moore

components: + Windows
versions: - Python 3.5, Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8
2019-07-11 05:18:00Steve Barnescreate