[Python-Dev] Inno Setup script for Python debug runtime

Barry Scott barry at barrys-emacs.org
Thu Apr 15 19:19:19 EDT 2004

At 15-04-2004 23:07, Tim Delaney wrote:
>Thomas Heller wrote:
> > Most probably I was too short in describing what I want, and what this
> > script is and does, I also got a personal email asking for more, so
> > I'll try again:
> >
> > Inno Setup is a free tool of superb quality to create executable
> > windows installers.  See http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php
>I've found NSIS to be a much better choice for Windows installers. Produces
>very small installers (adds about 30-40K overhead, can use LZMA), has
>multiple language support, and are simple to write.

When I looked a while ago NSIS was overly complex compared to INNO
given the same task. I use INNO to install the pysvn extension and it
was easy to do. See 


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