[Python-Dev] Distutils2 scripts

Giampaolo Rodolà g.rodola at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 01:42:03 CEST 2010

2010/10/12 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> On Tue, 12 Oct 2010 01:11:24 +0200
> Giampaolo Rodolà <g.rodola at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wouldn't be kinda weird that one can open the command prompt and run
>> "pysetup" but not "python" on Windows?
> If you add C:\PythonXY to your path, you can run "python".

I know. My point was you can't do it by default and installing a
module is something even a less experienced user usually does.
Typing "C:\PythonXX\pysetup" is harder compared to "setup.py install"
and solving this problem by modifying your environment paths so that
you can just type "pysetup" is something I would expect to be done by
the MSI installer, not the user.

--- Giampaolo

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