about application deployment

Jeff McNeil jeff at jmcneil.net
Fri Mar 9 17:35:21 CET 2007


If a .egg file is in your sys.path, it would be nice to simply use 'python
-m' in my opinion. As far as I know, you can't '-m' a module that's been
imported from a zip file?



On 3/9/07, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
>
> Alessandro de Manzano wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'ld ask you all about deployment of python applications.
> >
> > Sometimes (if not most times..) I would make deployment easy (easier)
> > for my customers (and for me too...)
> >
> > What I mean, would be very useful to have a "jar-like" archive/single
> > file / multiple platform in order to deploy also complex applications
> > with many modules.
> >
> > I know about "py2exe", it's nice but it's Windows only, I would need
> > something multiplatform or at least available also for other platforms
> > (*nix, Mac maybe, ...)
> >
> > My impression is that Python is a great language but a bit "messy"
> > about on field deployment...
> >
> > What am I missing ? :)
> > What are your experiences (and solutions ?) for this issues ?
>
> There are the greate setuptools available, that make creating and
> installing
> a single .egg-file (which is very close to a jar) easy as cake - provided
> you've got them working.
>
> I'm not sure if there is some equivalent as
>
> java -jar <jar>
>
> though. Could be worth thinking about.
>
> Diez
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