[Distutils] WinNT and distutils

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Fri, 28 Jan 2000 22:56:03 -0500 (EST)

Greg Ward writes:
 > What 1.6 features are really, absolutely necessary, though?  So far I
 > see only one:
 >   * registry access on Windows

  If that's the only dependency we need, that's all that we need.  I
don't think we need to introduce dependencies artificially.  If it
works with 1.5.2 on Unix & 1.6 on Windows, I'd be quite happy.  With
the proposed timeline for 1.6, that seems quite acceptable.

 > Oh yeah, will the registry-access code that Robin Becker posted work
 > under 1.5.2 with Mark's extensions installed as well as under 1.6 with
 > built-in registry support?

  This I don't know.  ;)


Fred L. Drake, Jr.	  <fdrake at acm.org>
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