How does py2exe work?

vasudevram vasudevram at
Sun Jul 1 20:21:33 CEST 2007


I recently checked out py2exe (on Windows). Looks good.
Was able to build an EXE out of one of my Python apps.

Wondering how it works? Does it actually compile the Python source of
your script into machine language, or does it do something more like
bundling the Python interpreter, the Python libraries and the script
itself, into a file?

Will look at the source code but would like to get some ideas ...

Thanks ...

Vasudev Ram
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