Python application deployment?

Jp Calderone exarkun at
Thu Apr 10 01:05:56 CEST 2003

On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 03:26:09PM -0700, kkennedy wrote:
> Is there a way to deploy the Python "runtime" with your Python
> scripts?  I am only concerned with Windows (since most Linux distros
> would already have it installed).  I would like it to be smaller than
> the 7 MB download available from, and be able to be
> installed transparent to the user.  In other words, it would be nice
> to be able to simply unzip the files needed to run my scripts without
> the user having to download and install the full Python windows setup,
> and then download and install my Python scripts seperately.
> Are there any tools to make this doable by the common programmer?

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