[Distutils] small improvement of the script functionality under
bob at redivi.com
Wed Mar 30 23:48:27 CEST 2005
On Mar 30, 2005, at 4:28 PM, Trent Mick wrote:
> [Vivian De Smedt wrote]
>> Could we say that if:
>> os.environ["os"] == "Windows_NT"
>> the patch improve the existing situation?
> I didn't really read the patch, so I can't give an opinion, but there
> no standard OS environment variable on, e.g. Win98, so that would (at
> the least) have to be:
> os.environ.get("OS") == "Windows_NT"
> Still, as I said, the differentiate is more proper on what shell is
> being used.
Also important to consider: what happens to COMSPEC when you're using a
cygwin shell? Will a cygwin shell run .cmd files?
(I don't really use Windows anymore...)
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