[Python-Dev] Re: Switching to VC.NET 2003

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Dec 30 18:08:57 EST 2003

Paul Moore wrote:

> Hmm, for example, does the installer set the registry key
> HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\python.exe

Yes, it does.

> Maybe just a single option in the installer, "Make this the default
> version of Python", which is true by default, would be best. This
> could control file associations, App Paths, and anything else related.

Authoring new user interface interface is a tedious task.
It is much easier to just have a public property, so you would
have to install it as

msiexec.exe python2.4.0.msi DEFAULTPYTHON=1


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