how to unistall a Python package?

Thomas Heller theller at ctypes.org
Fri Jan 26 15:10:05 CET 2007


Colin J. Williams schrieb:
> With Windows, a few packages, eg. PythonWin, also modify the registry. 
> numpy, the elaboration of numarray/numeric, and PythonWin have 
> RemoveXXX.exe in C:\Python25.
> 
> I don't know whether this is the standard approach.  There doesn't seem 
> to be a reference to Removal in the distutils document.

Packages that are create with distutils bdist_wininst command can be removed
using the control panel->add/Software/ Add Remove programs.

This calls RemoveXXX.exe (which is undocumented on purpose).

Thomas



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