[Python-Dev] PEP 514: Python registration in the Windows registry

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 15:11:49 EDT 2016

On 28 July 2016 at 17:51, Barry Scott <barry at barrys-emacs.org> wrote:
> Why do you need SysArchitecture? Surely the 32bit pythons are registered in the 32bit registry and the 64 bit pythons in the 64 bit registry.

Per-user installs go in HKEY_CURRENT_USER, which is not
architecture-specific. So you either need SysArchitecture, or you have
to leave it as "unknown".


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