[Distutils] MSVC7 directories

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Fri Feb 6 06:00:11 EST 2004

"Mark Hammond" <mhammond at skippinet.com.au> writes:

>> It is already in wininst.exe, as you probably know, but unusable from
>> the 'outside'.  Same for code to create shortcuts, do you think that
>> would be useful as well?
> I think there would be a case for moving *all* "module functions into a
> single distutils extension module - this would simplify the installation
> executable, and also open possibilities for other similar utilities.

This could be a part of a new distutils package, required to build the
installers.  But the installers, at run-time, cannot depend on it.


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