[Distutils] Can Distutils handle this ?

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Fri Dec 12 11:26:04 CET 2008

Benedikt.Naessens at niko.be wrote:
> Ok,
> Maybe I will make the question shorter : is distutils the right tool
> for the problems described below ? Or should I rather use a tool like
> InnoSetup or a Windows installer (made in .NET) ?

The install process of distutils is extremely cumbersome, and not easy
to control; if you want to install things outside your own package
(libraries which are not built with distutils, etc...), you will have a
hard time. I think you should use an installer, indeed,


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