The second beta of version 4 of the Win32 Installer package is here:
The second beta fixes some bugs in the first beta (particularly tracing resources into subpackages), and adds semi-automated support for COM clients.
Version 4 handles all Python versions from 1.5 onward (it's been tested with 1.5 and 2.0). It has a number of new capabilities:
What is it? The Installer is a set of tools for distributing Python applications. The target machines do not need to have Python installed, or may have a different version of Python installed.
The Windows version (there's a more limited Linux version, too), has top level scripts for 3 configurations:
Freeze: creates an executable that unpacks itself at run time, and cleans up afterward.
More complex distributions can be created by writing your own config file and passing it to Builder.
<P><A HREF="http://www.mcmillan-inc.com/install1.html"> Win32 Installer release 4a</A> A compiler-less way of distributing Python apps on Windows. (20-May-01)