Experiences with Py2Exe

Antoine De Groote antoine at vo.lu
Thu Oct 12 07:16:59 CEST 2006


Isaac Rodriguez wrote:
>> I did a project with wxPython and py2exe. Just great :-) I also used
>> Inno Setup (http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php) to create an
>> installer. You should be able to learn/use both in one day.
>>
> 
> Do you have a specific reason for using Inno Setup and not a Windows
> Installer based setup? Will Inno Setup play especially well with py3exe
> or was it just the learning curve of using a Windows Installer setup?
> 
> I am asking this because I have a lot of experience using the Windows
> Installer service, and I also have all the productivity tools available
> to create an installer for my tools if I needed to, but now I am
> curious about this Inno Setup.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Isaac.
> 

The main reason for using Inno Setup is that it is free. Then I quickly 
saw that it is powerful and easy to use. And I don't like Microsoft too 
much in general, and that's also one of the reasons why I preferred to 
stay away from MSI...

I've never used py3exe though, and I can't find an homepage about it, so 
I don't know how it is related to py2exe...



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