distutils and MSI

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Fri Oct 29 08:29:43 CEST 2004


Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Brian Elmegaard wrote:
> 
>> A little OT: What about making MSI installation files instead of .exe?
>> Is it a good idea to consider at all?
> 
> 
> I would always recommend creating MSI files over some proprietary .exe
> installers, as it allows for better customization, unattended
> installation, and network installations.
> 
> If you want to do that using Python, please have a look at my Python
> installer in the Tools/msi directory of Python 2.4b1.

I've meant to look into this but haven't had a chance
Is it possible to use this to create msi installers for python modules? 
Is there a distutils plugin to do this?
If so, :-) :-) :-) !

David



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