[New-bugs-announce] [issue42802] distutils: Remove bdist_wininst command

STINNER Victor report at bugs.python.org
Fri Jan 1 09:28:27 EST 2021

New submission from STINNER Victor <vstinner at python.org>:

Attached PR removes it.

The bdist_wininst command was deprecated in Python 3.8:

commit 1da4462765b084dfa8d869b6cb5855e8f6014a11
Author: Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com>
Date:   Fri Jul 5 10:44:12 2019 +0200

    bpo-37481: Deprecate distutils bdist_wininst command (GH-14553)
    The distutils bdist_wininst command is now deprecated, use
    bdist_wheel (wheel packages) instead.

"What’s New In Python 3.9: Build Changes" also announced:

* On non-Windows platforms, creating ``bdist_wininst`` installers is now
  officially unsupported.  (See :issue:`10945` for more details.)


See bpo-37481 and:

components: Distutils
messages: 384173
nosy: dstufft, eric.araujo, vstinner
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: distutils: Remove bdist_wininst command
versions: Python 3.10

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