Python binaries as zip archive

J.C.Travers J.C.Travers at durham.ac.uk
Sun Feb 13 19:35:50 CET 2000


RPM1 wrote:
> 
> Try,
>      http://www.pythonware.com/downloads.htm
> 
>      It's an EXE but it extracts even if you don't have privileges. 

No it doesn't. Well it didn't for me.

I don't see the reason for not issueing a normal zip archive. Making a
self-extracting binary doesn't make it much easier, (esp with winzip
etc...) but causes lots of trouble for people like me. At least both
should be offered...

John.




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