py2exe problem - need wsvc6?
tim at axtelle.com
Fri Feb 20 04:20:55 CET 2004
It just opens a window which immediately closes.
Thanks for your help.
"Aaron" <aaron at metrony.com> wrote in message
news:40357A5B.5090701 at metrony.com...
> You do not need a C compiler to make a standalone application.
> In version 0.5 the setup.py files changed a bit.
> First of all can you run your python script on the commandline?
> I have a hello world app as follows:
> print "Hello World"
> from distutils.core import setup
> import py2exe
> description="a Test",
> e:\Python23\python.exe setup.py py2exe
> Try to build this app and see if your py2exe is setup correctly.
> Tim Axtelle wrote:
> > I am new to Python and am trying to create a standalone exe from a
> > python script using py2exe 0.5.0 and Python 2.3 without success. I am
> > able to generate the appropriate .exe file but it is not executable.
> > Running it does absolutely nothing.
> > The sourceforge site says that wsvc6 is required for py2exe. Is this
> > true? If so, it is contradiction with the python faq which claims
> > that no C compiler is necessary with py2exe.
> > I also tried Gordon Mcmillan's installer which I found completely
> > incomprehensible despite the prodigous "easy to use" claims.
> > Please help this obviously flustered newbie. Thanks in advance.
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