pre-uninstall script in bdist_wininst
andresen.nils at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 8 21:49:22 CEST 2010
On 6 Aug., 04:02, Mark Hammond <skippy.hamm... at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to a comment in pywin32's post-install script:
> elif arg == "-remove":
> # bdist_msi calls us before uninstall, so we can undo what we
> # previously did. Sadly, bdist_wininst calls us *after*, so
> # we can't do much at all.
Sadly, I can not confirm this. I wrote the simplest install-script
(dump call-parameters to a txt-file) and tested with 2.6 and 2.7
On bdist_wininst my install_script was called on install with
On bdist_wininst my install_script was called on install without
My script was never (ever) called on uninstall...
> I'd suggest using py2exe to package the object and inno installer or
> similar to handle the install and uninstall parts.
Yes, I'll try that, thanks.
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