[Distutils] bdist_wininst

Moore, Paul Paul.Moore@uk.origin-it.com
Fri Jan 19 06:05:11 2001

From: Thomas Heller [mailto:thomas.heller@ion-tof.com]
> > At the absolute minimum, the install target should allow 
> > specifying an alternative target. And the wininst installer
> > needs to offer the user a choice of install directory.
> > 
> wininst once had such an option. I removed it because of 
> Greg's suggestion:
> The developer can override it by using the 'extra_path'
> option to the setup function.

The developer can, but the end user who is installing the package can't.
(Can he? I haven't actually looked, but this is how I read the messages...)