On 4/18/2014 6:27 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
On 18 April 2014 15:49, Éric Araujo email@example.com wrote:
It seems to me the problem is defined as specific to Windows, and the solution takes inspiration from other operating systems. I think a new rationale explaining why bring back that solution to these other OSes is needed.
It would be about removing the current cross-platform discrepancy in the instructions at https://docs.python.org/3/installing/#work-with-multiple-versions-of-python-...
Not a high priority for me personally, but I figured it was worth mentioning in case it captured someone's interest.
I'm sort of interested. I'm still working on the semantic differences between the Windows and Unix versions.
Parsing the .ini files in C or sh/awk/sed is definitely a hassle. I can't decide if we should assume there's a python executable on the PATH or not. Windows has the benefit of GetPrivateProfileString to do the heavy lifting there.