[Python-Dev] New Windows installer for Python 3.5
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jan 5 22:30:13 CET 2015
On 05/01/2015 17:09, Steve Dower wrote:
> Paul Moore wrote:
>> Steve is in essence saying that it's not possible to sanely manage PATH as part
>> of the new installer, but that py.exe makes that unnecessary.
> It's actually not possible to sanely manage PATH from any installer - it really needs to be handled by a user directly (though I can't ever bring myself to tell anyone to use the UI for it). The old installers were less susceptible because they didn't support per-user installs, but you'd still get the "last install Python wins" behaviour.
Something that's help keep me slightly sane is the Rapid Environment
Editor http://www.rapidee.com/en/about. I'm sure there are plenty of
other choices but it does what I need.
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.
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