Need installer recommendation

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Tue Feb 9 11:11:05 CET 2010

En Sat, 06 Feb 2010 12:45:39 -0300, Alan Biddle <ALANBIDDLE70 at>

> I could use a recommendation on a free installer for use by an
> unsophisticated programmer, that would be me, for some simple programs
> which are a bit more than "Hello World," but only a little.  Basically
> reading text files and processing the results.  Nothing fancy.  I am
> using PY2EXE to create the distribution.
> In doing the Google, and from past posting here, I see that most
> recommendations are for inno and nsis.  I expect that either would do
> what I want.  Is one a better choice for someone to learn enough to do
> basic stuff without getting bogged down in details which are not
> immediately important?

I, for myself, prefer InnoSetup. For a simple and standard installer, just
use the wizard to create it, and you're done.

Gabriel Genellina

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