[Twisted-Python] Re: 1.0.7 Windows installer bug?

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Sep 24 15:20:05 EDT 2003

Cory Dodt <corydodt at yahoo.com> writes:

> "ACK" is the emergency value I inserted in case it can't find the
> following registry key:
> HKLM\Software\Python\PythonCore\2.3\InstallPath\<default>
> Please open an issue in the tracker for this:
> http://twistedmatrix.com/bugs .  If you can describe there how you
> installed Python that might give me a hint for solving it.  I haven't
> been able to reproduce this bug on any of my systems but you're the
> second person who has reported it.

As Matt Boersma already discovered, a non-admin install doesn't write
*this* registry key. That's what you get for not using bdist_wininst
anymore to create the installer ;-) As the author, I'm interested why?


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