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

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 18:27:14 CEST 2014


On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 2:22 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>:
>
>> 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.

Both Python and bash can handle spaces just fine. It's applications
that have trouble.

ChrisA



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