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Title: Windows installer changes for 2.3.1
Type: Stage:
Components: None Versions: Python 2.3
Status: closed Resolution: accepted
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: theller Nosy List: theller
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2003-08-28 20:14 by theller, last changed 2022-04-10 16:10 by admin. This issue is now closed.

File name Uploaded Description Edit
py2.3.1.diff theller, 2003-08-28 20:14 Patch for IDLE, WISE Script, script
Messages (3)
msg44531 - (view) Author: Thomas Heller (theller) * (Python committer) Date: 2003-08-28 20:14
Temporary url for the installer is


Only .pyc files, no .pyo are compiled by the installer.
This is the
default, can be switched off in the "advanced options"
installation dialog.

In the selecte components dialog, 'Python HTML docs'
should be renamed to
'Python HTMLHelp docs'.

At the interactive prompt, 'help("BOOLEAN")' prints this:

  Python 2.3+ (#46, Aug 28 2003, 17:42:54) [MSC v.1200
32 bit (Intel)] on win32
  Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for
more information.
  >>> help("BOOLEAN")

  Sorry, topic and keyword documentation is not
available because the Python
  HTML documentation files could not be found.  If you
have installed them,
  please set the environment variable PYTHONDOCS to
indicate their location.


I only tested Windows XP Pro, admin install (default
path, and path
containing spaces).

On Windows XP Pro, after installing to 'c:\path with
spaces', everything
seems to work, including IDLE (at least it starts, and
finds to chm

msg44532 - (view) Author: Thomas Heller (theller) * (Python committer) Date: 2003-08-28 20:19
Logged In: YES 

No need to check anything in, but report bugs and make
comments, please.
msg44533 - (view) Author: Thomas Heller (theller) * (Python committer) Date: 2003-10-14 17:59
Logged In: YES 

All this is already in the 2.3.1 installer.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-10 16:10:54adminsetgithub: 39144
2003-08-28 20:14:19thellercreate