[Python-Dev] In-Python virtualisation and packaging

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 15:09:00 CEST 2011

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 10:22 PM, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Michael Foord <fuzzyman <at> voidspace.org.uk> writes:
>> Don't forget windows support!
> I haven't. Though I haven't tested the most recent changes on Windows yet, I
> have tested the basic approach under Windows (the code doesn't rely on
> symlinks, but rather, copies of executables/DLLs). (All Windows testing so far
> has admittedly been using source builds rather than via a binary installer.)

You should be able to use symlinks even on Windows these days
(although granted they won't on portable media that uses a non-symlink
friendly filesystem, regardless of OS).


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