[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 00:59:56 -0400
On Tue, Apr 09, 2002, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> >> If churning out a binary installer *suitable for a development
> >> branch* can be reduced to a few minutes, fine. If not ...
> aahz> Seems to me that for dev releases, there's no need for a "Windows
> aahz> installer". A zip file that contains the necessary install tree
> aahz> ought to be sufficient.
> I think the contention was implicitly that many people who might be able to
> help test development releases couldn't because they lack the necessary
> tools to build from source.
Sorry, I guess I'm still too Windows-centric in assuming that "install
tree" would be generally understood as containing executables.
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