[Python-Dev] Distutils2 scripts

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 12 01:30:19 CEST 2010

Giampaolo Rodolà wrote:
> Wouldn't be kinda weird that one can open the command prompt and run
> "pysetup" but not "python" on Windows?
> I recall an old issue on the bug tracker in which the latter proposal
> was widely discussed and finally rejected for reasons I can't remember

On Windows I think it's easier and more reliable to set things
up so that you can invoke a .py file directly as a command.


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