[Distutils] winreg module changes
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Thu, 29 Jun 2000 19:22:19 -0400 (EDT)
Greg Ward writes:
> Two reasons: 1) time availability, 2) I don't know the new API and can't
> test it in any case, and 3) -- no, THREE reasons! -- msvccompiler.py can
I sent the note to the list so that people who can would be aware of
it and could make the changes -- I really didn't expect you to make
the changes. ;)
> either use the API provided by win32api and win32con or that provided by
> the-module-formerly-known-as-winreg, because they are quite similar
> interfaces. If we switch to the (presumably nice and OO) interface
> provided by winreg (not _winreg!), then compatibility with
> win32api/win32con for Python 1.5.2 would go away.
This is a more substantial reason.
> No wait, FOUR reasons: it ain't broken.
Counter: The old winreg has never been part of a stable release.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member