[Python-Dev] Re: [Distutils] RE: Possible solution for PEP250 and bdist_wininst

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Fri, 13 Jul 2001 17:58:17 +0200

> From: Thomas Heller [mailto:thomas.heller@ion-tof.com]
> > I have a possible solution for this problem.
> [Description cut]
> Sounds OK to me, but if I knew much about this area I'd have covered it in
> the PEP :-)
> One question: Should sys.extinstallpath be set for all platforms? Cleanrly,
> nothing but Windows will use it at present, but is there a meaningful value
> it could have on other platforms? If so, exposing it uniformly seems
> sensible.

This must be answered by other people, I only use windows.
If it would be exposed uniformly, probably distutils itself
should also use it.