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Title: bdist_wininst installer should allow install in user directory
Type: Stage: resolved
Components: Versions: Python 2.7
Status: closed Resolution: wont fix
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: Sergio.Callegari, loewis, vstinner
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2013-03-14 16:58 by Sergio.Callegari, last changed 2022-04-11 14:57 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (3)
msg184171 - (view) Author: Sergio Callegari (Sergio.Callegari) Date: 2013-03-14 16:58
When installing a package by calling setup you have a --user option to install the package for a single user in his disk area.


python install --user

A similar possibility should be offered via the windows installer

An exe created by

python bdist_wininst

when run should offer a tickbox to install in the user disk area rather than globally.
msg184175 - (view) Author: Martin v. Löwis (loewis) * (Python committer) Date: 2013-03-14 17:15
Would you like to work on a patch?
msg384827 - (view) Author: STINNER Victor (vstinner) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-01-11 12:52
The distutils bdist_wininst command has been removed in Python 3.10: see bpo-42802.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:57:42adminsetgithub: 61621
2021-01-11 12:52:17vstinnersetstatus: open -> closed

nosy: + vstinner
messages: + msg384827

resolution: wont fix
stage: resolved
2013-03-14 17:15:18loewissetnosy: + loewis
messages: + msg184175
2013-03-14 16:58:04Sergio.Callegaricreate