[Distutils] winreg module changes

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@beopen.com
Thu, 29 Jun 2000 18:54:06 -0400 (EDT)

Greg Ward writes:
 > Yipes!  Is it enough to "import _winreg" instead of "winreg" and
 > continue to use the low-level interface?  Or was it not implemented like 
 > that in the end?

  _winreg is exactly yesterday's (even this morning's) winreg, aside
from the name.  It passes the old regression test, so it should work
fine for distutils.
  Is there a reason not to switch to the new winreg, or is just a
matter of time availability?


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member