[Distutils] .exe for script in Windows doesn't work

cool-RR cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Mon Feb 14 14:47:07 CET 2011

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 3:01 AM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:

> At 10:45 PM 1/13/2011 +0100, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> How is that generated (i.e. what piece of code specifically generates it)?
> See setuptools.command.install_scripts.run() - it makes .exe and -
> script.py/-script.pyw files.  It has some hackery to detect bdist_wininst
> and use a relative #! line in that case, but it doesn't have equivalent
> hackery for bdist_msi.
P.J., do you think it will suffice to patch Distribute here:


detect bdist_msi as well?

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