2.4 alpha2 failing on windows 10

Yu Jin yu_jin at lyx.org
Thu Feb 11 21:01:47 UTC 2021

Am Do., 11. Feb. 2021 um 20:05 Uhr schrieb José Abílio Matos <
jamatos at lyx.org>:

> On Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:02:19 PM WET Yu Jin wrote:
> > Will be pointless imo, it's not the script's fault that python is not
> found.
> > The fault is to be searched in the part of code which adds the prefix
> path
> > to the environment, which part would that be? After all when installing,
> > the installer adds the prefix path to its environment too on runtime
> while
> > installing and then calls the script, it is successful then.
> Does Tools->Reconfigure works after adding the python path in the
> environment
> variable?
As written before, after adding, python is found, so the script actually
starts, but it does not find other binaries (ghostscript and imagemagick)
which are also in the path prefix.

> I expect it to work. If it works that means that the configure.py changes
> are
> not the culprit.
> Eugene, could it be some change in the windows installer between alpha 1
> and
> alpha 2?

There were no changes in the installer.

Again, imo the part which adds path prefix (see attachment) to the runtime
environment must be broken.
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