How to save initial configuration? (program installation)

Jason Zapman II zapman449 at
Mon Jun 25 17:58:02 CEST 2007

On Jun 25, 11:37 am, Steve Holden <s... at> wrote:
> The traditional choices are the registry for Windows, and the /etc
> subtree for the various, almost uncountable, flavors of Unix and
> nixalikes. You're right, it's much more difficult per-system than
> per-user, since there are so many conventions.

I forgot to mention that this is for Unix environments, so the
registry isn't an option, unfortunately (never thought I'd say
that... ;-) ).

Is there anything in the distutils.* stuff that would be useful?  This
isn't going to be a python package (it's a standalone program).


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