Windows issue -- method to control generation of bytecode files

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Sun Jan 27 02:16:25 CET 2008

En Fri, 25 Jan 2008 15:50:29 -0200, Alan Nichols  
<alan.nichols at> escribi�:

> It seems that for some types of user accounts (specifically regular  
> users,
> not superusers or admins) MS Windows will not allow writes to the  
> C:\Program
> Files directory.  As a result, .py source files cannot be located in
> C:\Program Files because the .pyc files cannot be generated there.

Make the installer compile them at the time they're installed. Or provide  
them already compiled.

Gabriel Genellina

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