Novice needs help with py2exe

Jeff Hinrichs jlh at
Thu Mar 20 04:46:31 CET 2003

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"Matthew" <matthew at> wrote in message
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> Hi,
> I've written a simple py program which I want to run under win32 as a
> standalaone. the program works fine under pythonwin. Now how-to wrap it
> up using py2exe? I've downloaded and installed py2exe and now to be
> perfectly frank - What do I do now? There doesn't seem to be any
> documentation at all on how to use it - well not that I could understand
> anyway.
> D:\Python22\Lib\site-packages\py2exe>python
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "", line 3, in ?
>      raise RuntimeError, "something's wrong"
> D:\Python22\Lib\site-packages\py2exe>python --help
> python: can't open file ''
>                           ^^^^^^^^ >>> doesn't exsist in the py2exe dir
> So, for this novice it's currently "Game Over".
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Regards, matthew.

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