[docs] [issue1626300] 'Installing Python Modules' does not work for Windows

Éric Araujo report at bugs.python.org
Fri Jul 15 18:05:43 CEST 2011

Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> added the comment:

In distutils docs, I’ve mentioned “setup.py thing” as an alternative to “python setup.py thing” on Windows.  For packaging, the situation is different: there is no local script anymore, people will have to invoke the global pysetup command.  Would it work if I add a note like this:

  In order to run pysetup commands, you need to add the Python Scripts
  directory to your PATH *include link to relevant section of

BTW, do scripts work without file extensions, or does the installer add .py?  If it’s the latter, then my doc note will need to mention that too.

nosy: +terry.reedy
versions: +Python 3.3 -Python 3.1

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