Easy way to make EXEs...

Bill Ludden billludden at msn.com
Sat Feb 14 04:14:24 CET 2004

Voila!  Yeah!
Thank You, Lucas!

Newbs appreciate people like you.
We have to search Google for hours to find a post that will put it on our level.
I can't tell you how much I appreciate the step-by-step.
Now I understand the process and the syntax.

Grazie  !!!

"Lucas Raab" <pythongnome at hotmail.com> wrote in message news:<X8iSb.1962$jH6.125 at newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net>...
> "Xero Limit 126" <xerolimit126 at earthlink.net> wrote in message
> news:NMDRb.28013$i4.26542 at newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net...
> > Okay, I am completely new to Python, and I really dont understand much,
>  but
> > I was wondering how to make a python script/program into a standalone
>  .EXE?
> > I dont understand py2exe at all, so if someone could tell me or find me an
> > easy (For a newbie) to convert Python scripts to EXEs, please let me know!
> >
> > Thanks for any help!
> >
> >
> You should have no trouble with py2exe at all. A simple setup script would
> be:
> #setup.py
> from distutils.core import setup
> import py2exe
> setup(name="myfile.py",
>       scripts=["myfile.py"],
>       )
> Then to compile that file, go to the command prompt and switch to the
> directory that the file is in. For example on my machine I would do the
> following:
> Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
> (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
> C:\Documents and Settings\Lucas Raab>cd C:\Python23
> C:\Python23>python setup.py py2exe
> Wait a few moments for py2exe to compile your script and Voilla!! you have
> an executable.

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