Making a simple script standalone

David Brochu brochu121 at
Wed Jan 17 17:34:31 EST 2007

> Hi,
> I'm new to this group. I've tried finding my answer in existing messages,
> but no such luck.
> What I want to do is to compile/bundle/prepare/whatever_term a simple
> Python script for deployment on a Windows machine. Installing Python
> itself on that machine, is not an option. Ideally I would like to obtain
> a single executable file, but a script+runtime is acceptable.
> There is nothing graphical, nothing fancy about the script.
> The only imports are: os, stat, string and time.
> Any suggestions on an - easy and clear - path to follow ?

cx_Freeze was not mentioned so far. its perhaps most easy and clear.


[You might also look into Py2Exe - I have used this
before and it wasn't too difficult to bundle everything up into 1 exe file.
Definately read the tutorial]

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