Compiling on XP home

John Roth johnroth at
Sun Jun 8 22:58:10 CEST 2003

"Tim Rowe" <tim at> wrote in message
news:6e77evc8iq5sb6i686qf8e7ccrsk2eledn at
> I'm running Python 2.2.3 on XP Home.  I've just noticed that .pyc
> files are not being created when I execute Python scripts.  I'm
> running as administrator in my own directory, so I have write
> permission.  Does anybody know what's happening?

Python does not create .pyc files for the script you execute;
only for the modules that are imported into that script. Is this
what is happening?

John Roth

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