[Distutils] WinNT and distutils
Mon, 31 Jan 2000 09:36:39 -0500
On 28 January 2000, Fred L. Drake, Jr. said:
> 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.
Don't forget, Distutils seems to work fine on Windows as long as cl.exe
is in your PATH. I agree that it would be better to be more ironclad
(ie. get the VC++ bin directory from the registry if possible), but for
now it seems to be muddling along (modulo stupid bugs in my code).