Minimal distro requirements for standalone python program....

Miki Tebeka miki.tebeka at zoran.com
Tue Mar 2 13:47:05 CET 2004


Hello AL,

> Context: I want to add some python capabilities to my application, but not
> force the user to install the full python distro.
> Questions:
>     1- Are these files sufficient? (Too simple to be true!)
That depends on the application and which modules it uses. All of the 
installers (Installer, py2exe, cx_Freeze ...) will find all the modules 
a given script needs. IIRC they all use of one distutils features.

>     2- Is their some registry/path entries do perform to setup a minimal
> python runtime?
Again, use one of the installers (py2exe seems to be popular). It will 
create a small executable with all the needed modules.

HTH.
Miki




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