[Baypiggies] Windows/OS X installers for PyQt4 apps
bsergean at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 07:22:43 CET 2009
I would try to find a PyQt open-source app and look at their build script ;)
For packaging on Windows most people use py2exe. Looks like it works with
For OSX I'm not sure how it works (I know it works great for pure C++ apps,
but don't know for python/pyqt). Asking on the PyQt mailing list would be a
Then you need to create an installer on windows ...
On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Mark Voorhies <mvoorhie at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am starting work on a Python/Qt4 based GUI and am looking for advice on
> packaging the finished application for Windows XP and OS X.
> The details are:
> * The development is being done on Linux (Ubuntu and Debian), so open
> packaging tools that run on Linux are preferred.
> * I am using the GPL licensing option for Qt4 (entire application
> distributed under the GPL).
> * The current dependencies are Qt4 and some pure Python libraries.
> * The target audience is non-programmer biologists, so the install process
> should be on the order of "download this file and double-click to
> My initial googling turned up these threads:
> which are useful, but not as Qt-specific as I was hoping to find.
> Mark Voorhies
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