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Title: Windows (Vista/7) install error when choosing to compile .py files
Type: behavior Stage: resolved
Components: Installation, Windows Versions: Python 2.7
Status: closed Resolution: out of date
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: Andreas.Schlapsi, Regent, steve.dower, zach.ware
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2010-03-05 23:43 by Regent, last changed 2022-04-11 14:56 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (10)
msg100504 - (view) Author: Eugene Baranov (Regent) Date: 2010-03-05 23:43
I tried installing Python 2.6.4 into Program Files in Windows 7 and choose to compile .py files after install.

Installer correctly asks for a elevation and copies all fixes but it looks like compile batch are being started from initial, unelevated context. (It displays access denied messages)

The issues does not appear when starting installer from already elevated command prompt.
msg100506 - (view) Author: Brian Curtin (brian.curtin) * (Python committer) Date: 2010-03-05 23:46
#6716 is a related issue, but isn't exactly a duplicate.
msg100519 - (view) Author: Martin v. Löwis (loewis) * (Python committer) Date: 2010-03-06 07:01
This will be difficult to fix. Contributions are welcome.
msg205163 - (view) Author: Ethan Furman (ethan.furman) * (Python committer) Date: 2013-12-03 22:36
Just tried installing 2.6.6 on Windows 7 with compile checked and make default unchecked and did not observe any problems (although it did scroll by at high speed, and the windows didn't stay open for me to peruse).

However, since we are no longer releasing binary installers for the 2.6 branch, can this be closed?
msg205170 - (view) Author: Mark Lawrence (BreamoreBoy) * Date: 2013-12-03 22:58
As a Windows user myself I'd say close it as it's been the better part of four years since there was a comment here.
msg205171 - (view) Author: Brian Curtin (brian.curtin) * (Python committer) Date: 2013-12-03 23:01
Time between comments will never be a factor in closing bugs.

If this isn't an issue with 2.7, then we can close it. I'm not near a Windows machine this week as I'm traveling, so I can't check it out for a while.
msg206572 - (view) Author: Mark Lawrence (BreamoreBoy) * Date: 2013-12-19 02:59
Well can someone at least drop the priority from high?
msg222905 - (view) Author: Martin v. Löwis (loewis) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-07-13 03:27
For 3.4, this was fixed as a side effect of fixing issue20641.
msg236231 - (view) Author: Mark Lawrence (BreamoreBoy) * Date: 2015-02-19 18:44
@Steve what is your take on this issue?
msg236232 - (view) Author: Steve Dower (steve.dower) * (Python committer) Date: 2015-02-19 19:05
I'm not interested in fixing the 2.7 installer, but patches are welcome.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:56:58adminsetgithub: 52322
2019-03-07 17:29:54steve.dowersetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: out of date
stage: needs patch -> resolved
2019-02-24 22:58:51BreamoreBoysetnosy: - BreamoreBoy
2015-07-21 07:35:13ethan.furmansetnosy: - ethan.furman
2015-02-19 19:05:22steve.dowersetmessages: + msg236232
2015-02-19 18:44:54BreamoreBoysetnosy: + BreamoreBoy
messages: + msg236231
2014-07-13 03:27:56loewissetnosy: - loewis
2014-07-13 03:27:23loewissetmessages: + msg222905
versions: - Python 3.4, Python 3.5
2014-07-12 22:13:16brian.curtinsetnosy: - brian.curtin
2014-07-12 22:08:31BreamoreBoysetnosy: + zach.ware, steve.dower

versions: + Python 2.7, Python 3.4, Python 3.5, - Python 2.6
2014-02-03 15:41:59BreamoreBoysetnosy: - BreamoreBoy
2013-12-19 03:03:39tim.peterssetpriority: high -> normal
2013-12-19 02:59:30BreamoreBoysetmessages: + msg206572
2013-12-03 23:01:31brian.curtinsetmessages: + msg205171
2013-12-03 22:58:55BreamoreBoysetnosy: + BreamoreBoy
messages: + msg205170
2013-12-03 22:36:39ethan.furmansetnosy: + ethan.furman
messages: + msg205163
2010-08-29 12:32:14Andreas.Schlapsisetnosy: + Andreas.Schlapsi
2010-03-06 07:01:03loewissetnosy: + loewis
messages: + msg100519
2010-03-05 23:47:05brian.curtinsetpriority: high
type: behavior
components: + Windows
stage: needs patch
2010-03-05 23:46:36brian.curtinsetnosy: + brian.curtin
messages: + msg100506
2010-03-05 23:43:40Regentcreate