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Author vstinner
Recipients Arfrever, Jelmer Vernooij, amaury.forgeotdarc, eric.araujo, hroncok, jelmer, loewis, miss-islington, runtux, tarek, techtonik, vstinner
Date 2019-07-02.11:13:45
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Lib/distutils/tests/ contains an interesting comment linking to bpo-5731:

            # issue5731: command was broken on non-windows platforms
            # this test makes sure it works now for every platform
            # let's create a command

Related commit:

commit ad95826c33ea378db2807a268363ccfbf0ea8273
Author: Tarek Ziadé <>
Date:   Thu Apr 9 21:36:44 2009 +0000

    Fixed #5731: Distutils bdist_wininst no longer worked on non-Windows platforms

But there is also bpo-8954 follow-up which is still open: "wininst regression: errors when building on linux".
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