How to create the standalone windows installer

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Thu Sep 29 14:57:00 CDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 21:15 +0200, Volker Kleinfeld wrote:

> On top I have a problem with using expanduser('~') on win98 machines.
> I sent a patch in a second using the ShGetFolderPath method instead.
> Perhaps a combination of both appoaches would be best.

Yes.  You should not be relying on the win32 extensions being installed;
they should be the fallback if something else doesn't work, not the


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