[Distutils] py2exe and eggs
parlar at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 22:49:12 CEST 2005
On 8/19/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> Okay, so are you doing anything else special? Or are you able to use an
> otherwise-unchanged py2exe setup script if you install its dependencies
> using ---always-unzip?
I'm not doing anything special, it's my stock py2exe setup.py, and it
seems to be bringing in everything I want. You can even see the py2exe
output of byte-compiling the files inside the egg directories.
> If so, I'd suggest doing this in the setup.cfg of projects that will use
> zip_ok = 0
> This will make EasyInstall unzip any dependencies it builds as part of the
> "install" command; i.e., you'll need to run "setup.py install py2exe" in
> order to download the dependencies, install them to site-packages, and then
> run py2exe. However, it will mysteriously break if a dependency was
> already installed as a zip. :(
> Kind of kludgy, but I guess it at least gets you going.
Maybe I misunderstnd what you mean hear, but that didn't seem to do
much for me. If I have a project that I'm not putting anything special
into the setup.py, how would EasyInstall get brought in to do
I think that since I know that unzipped Eggs will work, I'll just make
sure I install them unzipped. Right now the only packages I have as
eggs are PyProtocols and RuleDispatch (at least, the only packages
that need to be part of my internal application), so that's the only
place py2exe will affect me.
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