[Python-Dev] Tkinter has many files

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Aug 7 06:28:52 CEST 2009

cool-RR wrote:
> Hello python-dev!
> I'm a Python programmer, but this is the first time I'm posting on 
> python-dev, and I am not familiar at all with how the Python 
> implementation works -- so this post may be way off.
> I've recently released a Python application, PythonTurtle 
> <http://pythonturtle.com>, which is packaged using py2exe and InnoSetup. 
> Due to the fact that my program needs to give the user a full Python 
> shell, I've made py2exe package the entire Python standard library with 
> my application.

I really think you you just make you app sit on top of a standard Python 
installation. The current Windows installers work well. Just decide 
which versions you are willing to support. The usually reasons for 
bundling, to control the versions of multiple 3rd-party libraries, do 
not seen to apply.

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