[Python-Dev] PYC Magic

Trent Mick trentm@ActiveState.com
Mon, 3 Jun 2002 11:04:16 -0700

[Martin v. Loewis wrote]
> I think Python should provide an option to never write .pyc files,
> controllable through sys.something.


ActivePython's uninstallation process has a custom action (which uses
the installed Python) to remove .pyc files before the MSI process
removes the other files. That process *creates* new .pyc files which
makes uninstallation a little bit of a pain.


Trent Mick