Can Python be run off of a CD-ROM?

Michael Hudson mwh at
Tue Dec 2 16:13:57 CET 2003

Gerhard Häring <gh at> writes:

> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> > Gerhard Häring wrote:
> >
> >>Here's the HOWTO, in one sentence:
> >>
> >>Grab a Python directory, copy the python{major}{minor}.dll from
> >> %SYSTEMROOT%\system32 into this Python directory.
> > is the part after the comma really necessary?
> > (all installers I've ever used or created install the core DLL in the
> > Python directory as well.  are there installers out there that don't
> > do that?)
> The Pythonlabs (or should it be called python-dev installer by now?)
> installer doesn't do this. At least not in the Windows 2000 and XP
> installations I use.

ISTR this is helpful for win32all.


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