2.4 alpha2 failing on windows 10

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Thu Feb 11 21:09:35 UTC 2021


On 2/11/21 4:04 PM, José Abílio Matos wrote:
> On Thursday, February 11, 2021 7:53:36 PM WET Thibaut Cuvelier wrote:
>> I would guess it is os::find_python_binary. But it has not been touched in a
>> long time.
>>
>> It's highly likely that it does. On Windows, the first thing this function
>> checks is `py -3`, but I haven't seen any py binary in a long time
>> (although I've been using the Anaconda Python distribution for quite some
>> time).
> Since we require python to run maybe it would make sense to add the
> information that comes from os::find_python to "Help -> About LyX".
>
> What do you think? (this is meant to every one not just Thibaut) :-)

I think that's a good idea. I can do it later tonight unless someone 
beats me to it.

We need a couple other fixes to the dialog, too, anyway.

Riki




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