Including binary files in a .py file; advice needed

Tony Meyer ta-meyer at ihug.co.nz
Thu Jun 5 08:31:37 CEST 2003


> Here's what I want to do; distribute a .py file (a GUI app) 
> with an embedded (binary) .GIF file (a photo of me at 1 yo ;) 
> rather than distribute both separately. For convenience, mainly.
[...]
> Anything better ?

If I understand what you want to do correctly, then resourcepackage will do
this for you.

http://resourcepackage.sourceforge.net

The standard method is to have a separate .py file that's distributed with
the app, but it would be easy enough to embed this into a larger file.

=Tony Meyer






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