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Author Stephan.Bellegy
Recipients Stephan.Bellegy
Date 2010-09-23.13:46:11
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Environment is Win7, 32bits. User has Admin rights.

I haven't coded in Python at the office for a while and had a little script to write. Thus, I decided to upgrade from 2.6 to 2.7 (that is : 2.6 was already there and functionnal as far as I remind it and was the first install of Python on the new PC)

2.7 installation run without problems nor warnings, as usual.
But then Idle didn't launch. No message. No Python process running in the background. So I launched it via a shell and grabbed an error message :
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'C:\\Users\\Foobar\\.idlerc\\recent-files.lst'

Then I googled and found

Deleting ~\.idlerc\ did the trick and now Idle runs fine.

So the bug 1743 isn't clearly solved and this is what I suspect :
My Windows is localized in French. From the DOS Shell, the User Dir is C:\Users\FOOBAR
but Windows Explorer displays in its address bar : C:\Utilisateurs\FOOBAR
Maybe the problem comes from here ?
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