[PyQt] Updated Windows GPL Installer Snapshot
phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Oct 28 11:04:36 GMT 2008
On Tue, 28 Oct 2008 06:44:49 -0400, Doug Bell <dougb at bellz.org> wrote:
> Phil Thompson wrote:
>> On Mon, 27 Oct 2008 07:04:29 -0400, Doug Bell <dougb at bellz.org> wrote:
>> > Phil Thompson wrote:
>> >> I've updated the snapshot of the Windows installer for Python v2.6.
>> >> I'd be interested in feedback from those who have Python installed in
>> >> a
>> >> non-standard directory and/or non-administrator installs.
>> > I have both, of course. The installer ran without reporting any
>> > or warnings, but PyQt isn't working:
>> > Traceback (most recent call last):
>> > File "treeline.py", line 33, in <module>
>> > from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui
>> > ImportError: DLL load failed: This application has failed to start
>> > because the
>> > application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application
>> > may
>> > fix this problem.
>> I can't reproduce this.
>> Installing as a non-admin user against a non-standard Python
>> works except for...
> Yes. My problem isn't related to those issues. I fixed it by
> installing the MS Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package, from
> Did the compiler change between the binary for 4.4.3 and the snapshot?
Yes, because the compiler used to compile Python changed.
> Apparently, my system (XP SP2) had a missing or outdated compiler DLL.
> You may need to either distribute another DLL with the binary or make
> this fix a FAQ.
Ok - thanks.
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