[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Lib modulefinder.py, 1.7, 1.8

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Nov 14 13:18:30 EST 2003

> But freeze has two advantages (from reading the sources):
> - it should be able to work everwhere were a C compiler is available

Well, it also uses Make, although I suppose you could easily change it
to create a script for some other build tool, as long as it's scriptable.

> - it is able to create true, single file executables.

Not on Windows unless you have a static build of Python.  And not on
Unix either unless you have static builds of all extension modules.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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