is it possible to create a win binary file from .py files ?
james at logicalprogression.net
Thu Jan 15 11:46:32 CET 2004
On Thursday 15 January 2004 10:25 am, stephane ancelot wrote:
> I am new to python and I would like to know if there are some ways to
> provide a binary file as target . Because my projects may contain lot of py
> files and I do not want to provide source files . for maintenance puproses
> it is too easier for me to send only one file to my customer.
> Best Regards
Try the freeze tool that comes in the Python distribution. I can't say where
you will find it exactly because that depends on you platform but there
should be a directory somewhere called Tools.
An alternative that does not reduce the number of files but does hide the
source is to distribute .pyc files. These are created when you import a
module, or you can use the compileall module. Note that this is not a real
security measure since such files can be disassembled.
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