[Distutils] Embedding C with Python

Tom Cocagne rakis at gmpexpress.net
Sat Dec 4 22:16:34 CET 2004

 The py2exe tool might be what you're looking for. I've been using it for a 
while now to simplify the distribution of a project with embedded python 
modules and it's working out pretty well. The associated wiki page contains 
some information on how to use py2exe to assist in the deployment of embedded 

py2exe:  http://starship.python.net/crew/theller/py2exe/
wiki: http://starship.python.net/crew/theller/moin.cgi/Py2Exe


On Thursday 02 December 2004 8:29 am, Terry Ware wrote:
> I work on windows platforms and I have a collection of C routines that are
> distributed via a DLL. These routines have embedded python
> calls.  Currently I have to distribute the python modules separately from
> the C DLL.  Is there a way using distutils for me to combine the python
> scripts with the C code in the C DLL so that all I have to distribute is my
> C DLL along with the pythonxx.dll?
> Thanks for your time,
> Terry
> Terry Ware
> Sr. Software Engineer
> BAE Systems
> Advanced Information Technologies
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