[BangPypers] Distributing a python project as a binary.

akm ak.m.mail at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 17:33:23 CET 2011


> I am just curious , and do not intend to start any flame wars.
> If a company wants to use python in a commercial project and does not want
> the source code to go public (i.e closed source ).
> How would one go about packaging the python project.
>
> Also as i see it, java too generates byte codes like python which is then
> interpreted by the JVM . Still i see a lot of projects using java and
> distribute
> them as jar files.
>
> Is there something similar in the python world like a jar file ?


Use Python eggs [1].Python eggs are the platform-independent
distributable single-file archive.

[1] http://mrtopf.de/blog/en/a-small-introduction-to-python-eggs/


Thanks,
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Abdul Kader M


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