[Distutils] pythonv, take two

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Fri Mar 18 20:20:14 CET 2011

At 02:44 PM 3/18/2011 -0400, Carl Meyer wrote:
>Apparently (I am Windows-ignorant) recent Windows versions do
>support symlinks?

Technically, some Windows filesystems can support this.  In practice, 
no user-visible tools actually support making or using them sanely, AFAIK.

So, I suggest promoting symlinks as the standard way, with 
binary-copying being a Windows-only workaround. 

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