[Python-Dev] VC 7.1 maintenance?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Jul 1 17:25:23 EDT 2004

Thomas Heller wrote:
> Well, I would be much happier to build an installer with inno setup
> instead of Martin's msi code, which I don't understand ;-(.

I would be willing to explain it if you would ask questions :-(
What is it that you don't understand about it?

> Are there really technical reasons the VC7.1 built Python binaries must
> be distributed via msi technology or not?

No. However, an MSI package allows distribution through group policy;
an Inno Setup binary doesn't. Also, MSI supports Win64, and Inno Setup


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