[Distutils] Binary only egg

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Dec 5 17:11:40 CET 2008

Fadhley Salim wrote:
> Could somebody point me to the distutils option which prevents built
> eggs from containing the source-code: The egg should only contain the
> compiled byte-code. I seem to remember that there's a simple keyword
> argument to the setuptools.setup command which will do this.


This sounds like you might be trying to prevent people from reading your 
source ;-)

These are not the droids you're looking for... python makes this damned 
near impossible.

Turning a .pyc back into a .py is not that hard...


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