[Distutils] WinNT and distutils

Michael Hudson mwh21@cam.ac.uk
28 Jan 2000 08:58:52 +0000

"Thomas Heller" <thomas.heller@ion-tof.com> writes:

> The conclusion is:
> You can not do too much under NT when you cannot look into the registry.
> (That reminds me of the 'good old times' when every program added its own
> directory
> to the PATH ;-)

How hard are registry files to parse? They're just text aren't they?
(not on windows, can't tell). Would a simple parser written in Python
be even vaguely possible?