executing .pyc files

Michael Hudson mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Sun Sep 3 20:48:08 CEST 2000

Bob van der Poel <bvdpoel at uniserve.com> writes:

> Playing around a bit I was able to get python to create a .pyc file from
> a program. Since this loads/starts up faster than a normal script I was
> thinking that in my source dir I'd have the full text version and the
> byte-code version in my executable dir. However, I can't seem to find a
> easy way to get it to run. Seems that I have to do something like
> 'python myprog.pyc'. What I'd like to do is to rename myprog.pyc to
> myprog and then just type 'myprog'. I guess I could create a script file
> 'myprog' which just calls python, but that seems rather in-elegant.
> BTW, this is on linux (we don't do windows here...).

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