[Python-Dev] __file__

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Feb 28 22:32:11 CET 2010

Le Sun, 28 Feb 2010 21:45:56 +0100, Baptiste Carvello a écrit :
> bytecode-only in a zip is used by py2exe, cx_freeze and the like, for
> space reasons. Disabling it would probably hurt them.

Source code compresses quite well. I'm not sure it would make much of a 
difference. AFAIR, when you create a py2exe distribution, what takes most 
of the place is the interpreter itself as well as any big third-party C 
libraries such as wxWidgets.



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