[Python-Dev] Python for windows.

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Wed Nov 26 23:31:29 CET 2008

Martin writes:

> >                 c:\program
> files\python\lib\distutils\command\\wininst-8.0.exe
> Hmm. These binaries are not meant to be run as executables themselves.
> Instead, they are meant to be integrated into setup programs as-is.
> wininst-6.0.exe, in particular, is created by MSVC 6.0, which isn't
> even capable of dealing with manifests.
> Would it help compliance if we renamed them into .dat, so that the
> conformance test doesn't recognize them as .exe files? 

That is probably a good idea regardless of the outcome of this discussion.



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