Fwd: Re: Unable to install Pywin32 for Python 2.6.2

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed May 13 13:54:49 CEST 2009


David Lyon schrieb:
> On Wed, 13 May 2009 05:32:16 +0200, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>
> wrote:
>  
>> I think this was a case of obscure misconfiguration of the system.
>> It is always possible to configure a system in such a way that even
>> the most resilient installation procedure will break.
> 
> Technically, you are right..
> 
> but imho.. windows installers are overkill and shouldn't be used
> for this sort of thing. That is, installing libraries. And not
> the fault of the package authors either...

Well, if you don't like the windows installer than you can always
install from the sources.  Please go ahead and try it out.

Thomas



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