distutils install on windows

Lee Harr missive at frontiernet.net
Tue Feb 4 01:15:15 CET 2003

>> so...
>> Maybe the default for setup.py should be "install" so that
>> they can just click on setup.py and have it install the
>> distribution?
> You don't need to have your end users mess with setup.py. Just build a binary
> installer for them using "python setup.py bdist_wininst" :-)

Wow. And I thought it was cool that distutils would make both .tar.gz and .zip

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