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Equivalent of "make install" for Python on windows?


Building python from source on windows is straightforward enough with PCBuild/build.bat. But it seems as though the resulting distribution that runs from these standard build dirs ends up sort of incomplete and/or fragmented - at least for what I am used to on *NIX.

Binaries are in ./PCBuild/platform instead of ./bin, there is no pip, then get-pip.py installs the pip module but puts the pip script in ./Scripts. And other things?

Is there some kind of install step that I am missing? It?s fine if this is just a matter of adjusting to a non-standard distribution config, but I have always had the feeling that the distribution doesn?t really work correctly.

Cheers,
-Patrick