[Python-Dev] Killing off bdist_dumb

Thomas Heller theller@python.net
14 Nov 2002 20:23:06 +0100


Jp Calderone <exarkun@meson.dyndns.org> writes:

> > > bdist_wininst installers *can* also be created on other systems
> > > as long as they only contain pure Python code - although I've never
> > > heard of someone actually doing this.
> > [snip]
> 
>   FWIW, I do this with just about every release I make (and I'm a bit
> surprised to hear that this isn't a common thing).  While I do have a
> Windows machine I *could* build releases on (with cygwin though, not MSVC),
> my release process is mostly automated, and runs on a Linux box.  I don't
> think the thread is headed in this direction, but just in case, *please*
> don't break this feature :)

Hm, I sent out the previous post too early.
I really didn't know this.

What project is this?

Thomas