[Python-Dev] automatic wildcard expansion on Win32

Guido van Rossum guido@CNRI.Reston.VA.US
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 14:09:29 -0400


> A python-help poster finally convinced me that there was a way to enable
> automatic wildcard expansion on win32.  This is done by linking in
> "setargv.obj" along with all of the other MS libs.  Quick testing shows
> that it works.
> 
> Is this a feature we want to add?  I can see both sides of that coin.

I don't see big drawbacks except minor b/w compat problems.

Should it be done for both python.exe and pythonw.exe?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)