[ANN] PyInstaller 1.1 released
rasky at develer.com
Mon Feb 13 16:25:45 CET 2006
PyInstaller 1.1 has been released! This release has been composed also with
the help of patches provided by the community: many thanks to everybody!
Find the downloads at the usual locations:
ChangeLog for this release:
+ (Windows) Make single-file packages not depend on MSVCRT71.DLL anymore,
even under Python 2.4. You can eventually ship your programs really as
single-file executables, even when using the newest Python version!
+ Fix problem with incorrect python path detection. Now using helpers from
+ Fix problem with rare encodings introduced in newer Python versions: now
the encodings are automatically found and included, so this problem
be gone forever.
+ Fix building of COM servers (was broken in 1.0 because of the new build
+ Mimic Python 2.4 behaviour with broken imports: sys.modules is cleaned up
afterwise. This allows to package SQLObject applications under Windows
with Python 2.4 and above.
+ Add import hook for the following packages:
+ PyOpenGL (tested 2.0.1.09)
+ dsnpython (tested 1.3.4)
+ KInterasDB (courtesy of Eugene Prigorodov)
+ Fix packaging of code using "time.strptime" under Python 2.3+.
+ (Linux) Ignore linux-gate.so while calculating dependencies (fix provided
by Vikram Aggarwal).
+ (Windows) With Python 2.4, setup UPX properly so to be able to compress
binaries generated with Visual Studio .NET 2003 (such as most of the
extensions). UPX 1.92+ is needed for this.
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