how to msi install Python to non-default target dir?

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Wed Jul 16 18:09:42 CEST 2014

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:29 PM, Albert-Jan Roskam
<fomcl at> wrote:
> It needs to be installed to the non-default location "c:\program files\python27".

Why must it? Are you aware that many programs have issues with spaces
in file names? That's one reason for Python's default installation
location NOT being in the stupidly-named Program Files. Putting Python
there may cause trouble with, for instance, binary extensions.


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