problem with "setup.py bdist --formats=zip"
oliver.schoenborn at utoronto.ca
Sat Nov 13 22:26:46 CET 2004
Peter Hansen wrote:
> HumbdyDum wrote:
>> Peter Hansen wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Really? I've installed several (like Numeric etc) and looked but never
>> seen that option, I must be blind. Actually, I remember clearly that
>> they always say, after being started, something like "You don't have
>> sufficient priviledge, you must be administrator". I'll take another
>> look. Thanks,
> I'm talking about the Python installer itself, not installers
> for other things. Perhaps I misunderstood what you meant
> when you said you wanted to create a binary distribution.
> I assumed you meant "of Python".
No I meant "of a Python package I want to distribute". I'd like to
create a zip file that contains the same stuff that the bdist_wininst
would contain. Is there a way to intercept the bdist_wininst to make it
create a zip instead of an exe installer?
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