fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Nov 15 17:36:48 CET 2006
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.
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