[Python-Dev] PEP 250

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Fri, 31 Aug 2001 16:53:50 +0200

From: "Greg Ward" <gward@python.net>
> Thomas --
> have you been following the saga of patch #449054, part of the PEP 250
> implementation.  If I understand things correctly, this patch only
> partly implements PEP 250 -- the rest is waiting on a change to
> bdist_wininst.  What's the status of this change?  Going to make it in?
Sure, will do it before 2.2a3. That's Sep 19, right?

Looking at the patch again, it seems sufficient to install into
lib/site-packages if sys.version >= 2.2. No fiddling with loading python
at runtime, importing distutils.sysconfig, and so on in bdist_wininst.