[Distutils] py2exe question
theller at python.net
Thu Sep 25 11:55:02 EDT 2003
"Paul Gardella" <pgardell at bbn.com> writes:
> Not sure if it's appropriate to post py2exe questions here, so my first
> question is: is it OK? If not, is there a place where I can post py2exe
I recommend to use python-list (aka comp.lang.python).
> The py2exe question: When I run:
> python setup.py py2exe
> with the below setup.py, it just tells me:
> running py2exe
> error: Nothing to do
> The setup.py file:
> from distutils.core import setup
> import py2exe
> setup(name = "csmarter", version = "1.0",
> description="CSMARTer Society Editing Tool for Cougaar",
> author=<some names>,
> author_email=<an email addr>,
> packages = ["csmarter", "csmarter.CSMARTer", "csmarter.ACMEPy"],
> data_files=[<some files>]
> This setup.py works great when I just run distutils on it. But when I run
> py2exe, I get the msg shown above.
> Something to note: the distribution root (where setup.py is located)
> contains no Python scripts (other than setup.py), but it does contain a
> subdirectory ("csmarter") which is a Python package (i.e., it has an
> __init__.py). This csmarter package contains no Python scripts itself
> (other than the __init__.py), but only two subdirectories/subpackages
> (CSMARTer and ACMEPy) which contain all the .py files.
> Is py2exe telling me there's nothing to do because there are no Python
> scripts in the distribution root or is there some other reason? Thanks.
The former. py2exe converts the Python scripts specified in the
'scripts=["a.py", "b.py"]' argument to the setup function into
What did you expect the py2exe command to do?
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