osdir.com


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Python-Dev] why is not 64-bit installer the default download link for Windows?


On 09Jul2018 0922, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jul 2018 09:01:00 -0700
> Steve Dower <steve.dower at python.org> wrote:
>> I've thought a bit about making a single installer that can offer the
>> option of 32-bit/64-bit at install time, but I don't actually think it's
>> that big a problem to deserve that much effort as a solution.
>>
>> Perhaps we should add non-button text below the button saying "Get the
>> 64-bit version"?
> 
> Or perhaps the 32-bit installer could detect a 64-bit system and add
> an info box at the beginning?

That's not a bad idea. Needs a bpo issue, but shouldn't be too hard to 
do. And it should be safe to backport for 3.7.1, as there's no real 
behaviour change.

Cheers,
Steve