embedded python in c++ packaging

Joshua Kugler jkugler at bigfoot.com
Thu Feb 7 19:18:57 CET 2008

Furkan Kuru wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been developing an application in C++ that embeds Python
> interpreter. It takes advantage of too many modules from Python.
> When I want to package this application, I need to add too many files
> (.pyc) from Python/lib folder together with Python25.dll.
> Is there a way to pack these .pyc files to a zip file and redirect
> Python25.dll to that zip file?

That is effectively what py2exe does with the modules required by the main
application.  It takes all the required modules and puts them in a
library.zip file.  You might take a look at how it does it.


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