2.4 alpha2 failing on windows 10

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Tue Feb 9 05:31:42 UTC 2021

On 2/9/21 12:14 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote:
> I've twice downloaded the 64 bit alpha2 installer for windows and
> installed it. However when I try to open a document in it I get a
> series of errors starting with unable to find the article layout, then
> unable to read cite engine basic, then failures of both lyx2lyx and
> tex2lyx scripts. Trying to reconfigure also fails. When I look at Help
> > About LyX I see
> Version 2.4.0dev (Monday, 28 December 2020)
> Is this right? I've reverted to alpha1 which I see has the same
> version date:
> Version 2.4.0-alpha1 (Monday, 28 December 2020)
I didn't update the version date. I should have.

The errors sound like python errors. Can you run from a terminal?


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