Build EXE on Mac OsX 10.4

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Thu Jun 14 00:13:28 CEST 2007


Paul McNett wrote:
> Tempo wrote:
>> Has anyone sucesfully built a *.exe file on a mac operating system
>> before from a *.py file? I have been trying to do this with
>> pyinstaller, but I keep getting errors and I don't know how to install
>> UPX properly. I tried putting the linux UPX folder in my python 2.4
>> directory, but that didn't work. I am just generally confused right
>> now. Ha. If anybody can lend me some insight I would really appreciate
>> it. Thank you for taking the time to read this post.
> 
> You need to build Mac Apps on Mac, Windows EXE's on Windows, and Linux 
> ELF's on Linux. You can't build a windows.exe from Mac, just as you 
> can't build a mac.app from Windows.
> 
Also, use py2app--that's the standard on the Mac. I don't believe 
pyinstaller works on OS X.

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Kevin Walzer
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