nick at craig-wood.com
Thu Nov 16 07:32:55 CET 2006
Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
> Andrew Burton wrote:
> > What Python is best for installing to a USB Drive? I've actually got
> > 2.5 on a drive, but I forget which installation package I used. It
> > seems to me that it was an EXE file, but I cannot seem to find one of
> > those today.
> > Can the Python-2.5.msi installation files from python.org be installed
> > so as not to touch the registry, to make them portable?
> python doesn't depend on the registry settings for normal use, so
> you can simply install python as usual, copy python25.dll from
> c:\windows\system32 to c:\python25, and then copy (or move) the
> entire c:\python25 tree to your USB drive.
As well as the above, I find a little .bat file like this to set some
paths and start python or your application is helpful, eg
start "Demo" "%PYTHONW%" "demo.pyw"
Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> -- http://www.craig-wood.com/nick
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