Python 2.7 should not install to windows system directory

Posted by coolio78735 on 2014-09-19 10:50

Would it be possible to create a version of the Python 2.7 directory that doesn't install the Python27.dll into the c:\windows\system directory. It makes it harder to have other Python distributions installed on the same machine.

ActiveState Staff
Wed, 2014-10-15 15:18

That was proposed. It doesn't follow the standards from, so it would risk breaking compatibility between the two versions and modules meant to run on both versions. In the end, it was not adopted.