Win7. Why Don't Matplotlib, ... Show up in Control Panel Add-Remove?

Martin v. Loewis martin at
Mon Aug 9 07:59:06 CEST 2010

> There's a discrepancy because package management on Python is
> completely broken. Distutils and Setuptools (and it's new fork,
> Distribute) are inadequate- they act as installers, but don't provide
> a way to uninstall the program.

That's not true. If you use the bdist_wininst, bdist_msi, or bdist_rpm
distutils commands, you get packages which support uninstallations
very well.


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