[osgeo4w-dev] [osgeo4w] #114: optional package to register python in Windows registry

OSGeo4W trac_osgeo4w at osgeo.org
Tue Oct 20 12:43:56 EDT 2009

#114: optional package to register python in Windows registry
Reporter:  maphew       |       Owner:  osgeo4w-dev at lists.osgeo.org
    Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new                        
Priority:  major        |   Component:  Installer                  
 Version:               |    Keywords:                             
 It can be helpful sometimes to register the gdal version of python with
 Windows. This way a) .py files can be run from outside the o4w shell, and
 b) 3rd party python programs which aren't part of the o4w package system
 can be installed using traditional python installers and eggs.

 Here is a how to for (de)registering a given python install:

 As there can only be a single major version registered at a time, e.g.
 only one python 2.5, we would need to add logic to skip if one is already

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/ticket/114>
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