[Ironpython-users] Pyc.py dependencies

Slide slide.o.mix at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 16:05:35 CET 2012

I'm feeling pretty masochistic lately, so maybe I'll write it in pure
Python :-) The other option is pulling in something like wrc.exe from WINE
depending on the license winres from binutils is another option. I can
check into those options as well. What license would we want in order to
redistribute with IP, I am terrible with licenses.


On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 2:07 PM, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Slide <slide.o.mix at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The icon has to be part of unmanaged resources, which can be defined
> using
> > DefineUnmanagedResource, but that function expects a compiled resource
> file,
> > not a .ico file. So, I have to generate the compiled resource file from
> the
> > .ico file to embed as the unmanaged resource. Unless I am completely
> missing
> > something.
> No, that looks right to me.
> You could shell out to rc.exe. Just write a temporary .rc file,
> compile, and pass the .res to DefineUnmanagedResource. I think. I only
> had to use rc once, in the distant past. :) Downside is that rc.exe
> require VS or the Windows SDK, neither of which are small.
> If you can write it in Python without too much work, go for it.
> - Jeff

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