python portable installation?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Tue Aug 26 18:06:59 CEST 2008

luismi wrote:

> I have searched the online manuals, faqs and forums, but i haven't
> found a satisfactory explanation ... most probably my fault ;)
> I have found 2 projects, one commercial and another free, that deal
> with the installation and running of python code on portable/removable
> devices, my questions are:
> (1) Is this scenario not yet contemplated in the official releases,
> and
> (2) Why is such a big issue?

there's no problem putting a python program, including a full runtime, 
anywhere on any disk.  the above tools simply streamline the process.


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