[Python-Dev] automatic wildcard expansion on Win32

Guido van Rossum guido at CNRI.Reston.VA.US
Fri Jun 18 20:09:29 CEST 1999

> 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/)

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