[Distutils] ANN: py2app 0.1

Flávio Codeço Coelho fccoelho at fiocruz.br
Mon Oct 4 15:05:29 CEST 2004

Does it work on Linux?


On Sunday 03 October 2004 20:51, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> py2app is the bundlebuilder replacement we've all been waiting for.  It
> is implemented as a distutils command, similar to py2exe.
> Even at this early stage, it's probably the most advanced python
> packaging utility out there with regard to dependency analysis.  It's
> at a "works for me and the two other people that have tried it" stage.
> It's not particularly documented, and I don't have time to document it
> today, but you should be able to get along given the examples.  Since
> it is very similar to py2exe in design, you can also borrow ideas from
> there.
> If you have any issues with py2app, please let me know.  Provide source
> if possible.  I'm particularly interested in problematic packages which
> use import tricks or in-package data files such as PIL or pygame.
> These two are explicitly supported by the extensible "recipe" mechanism
> of py2app, but there are surely others.  I believe PEAK, ZConfig,
> Twisted, etc. may do one or both of these things.  Until a recipe is
> created for a particular problematic package, you may always just
> include it wholesale with the -p argument.
> Download and related links are here:
> http://undefined.org/python/#py2app
> -bob
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