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

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Wed Jul 16 18:22:47 CEST 2014

Chris Angelico <rosuav at>:

> 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.

One of Python's advantages over, say, bash is that it can handle spaces
and other funny characters in pathnames.


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