problem with "setup.py bdist --formats=zip"

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Sat Nov 13 04:48:59 CET 2004


Humpdydum wrote:
> I would like to create a "binary" distribution for Windows, but in zip
> format, since the installer requires root access. 

Not sure what you mean here.  Windows doesn't have a "root" user,
though it has "Administrator".  Is that what you meant?  I believe
you'll find that the installer has an option to install for the
current user only, so that you don't have to be an Administrator
to do it.

-Peter



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