[Python-ideas] a portable python

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Feb 20 05:45:55 CET 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 19:14, charles balkon <charles_c_balkon at yahoo.com>wrote:

> I would like to use python but I really hate the way you guys change
> versions
> like underwear.

Clean underwear is a good thing.

> If it could be possible could there be a separate version of python like
> "IcePython"
> that would be a executable with a bz2 file containing all the py files for
> the modules.

No, it's not worth our time when third-parties have already solved this.

> Then when i run the script i would run this single executable and it would
> dig into it's own version of py files hidden in the bz2.

Sounds like you are on UNIX, so look at virtualenv or some other similar
solution to py2exe/py2app for UNIX.

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