McMillan Installer or Py2Exe?

Gregory P. Smith greg at
Sat Sep 8 01:22:16 CEST 2001

On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 07:08:57PM -0700, Alan Green wrote:
> We've used the McMillan Installer very successfully, but we're just
> starting a new project and there also seems to be quite a buzz around
> py2exe.
> Has anybody experience of both the McMillan Installer and Py2Exe and
> care to comment on their relative strengths?

I have used both.  I personally find py2exe easier to control, use and
understand since it is based on distutils.  However recent versions of
Gordons Installer can apparently make standalone packages on linux in
addition to windows so it does have some neat benefits.

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