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[RELEASED] Python 3.4.0 release candidate 1


On 2/11/2014 8:06 AM, David Robinow wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 5:45 AM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> On 2/11/2014 5:13 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> ...
>>> I installed 64 bit 3.3.4 yesterday with no problem. I reran it today in
>>> repair mode and again, no problem.
>>>
>>> With 64 bit 3.4.0, I get
>>> "There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program
>>> required for the install to complete could not be run."
>>>
>>> No, the generic message does not bother to say *which* program :-(.
>>>
>>> 34 bit 3.4.0 installed fine.
>>
>>
>> I wrote too soon.
>>
>> Python 3.4.0rc1 (v3.4.0rc1:5e088cea8660, Feb 11 2014, 05:54:25) [MSC
>>>>> import tkinter
>> Traceback ...
>>      import _tkinter
>> ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application.
>>
>> So tkinter, Idle, turtle fail and the corresponding tests get skipped.

> 32 bit and 64 bit both work for me.  Windows 7.

The failed 64-bit installs somehow messed up the 32-bit install. With 
3.4 completely removed, including the residual directories, the 32-bit 
install works but the 64-bit install still gives me the same message.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy