Distutil's bdist_wininst installers offer uninstallation support for Python extensions, many developers however only distribute sources in zip or tar.gz format.
The typical steps to install such a distribution are:
- download the file
- unpack with winzip into a temporary directory
- open a command prompt and type 'python setup.py install'
- remove the temporary directory
This script unpacks a source distribution into a temporary directory, builds a windows installer on the fly, executes it, and cleans everything up afterward.
You could create a shortcut to this script on the desktop by simply dragging it there, then you can drag'n drop zip or tar.gz files onto it.
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