How to use py2exe ...

DHR dima.hristov at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 12:57:12 CET 2008


Here is how I am creating my win32 exe with py2exe:
1. create a setup.py file with the following:
from distutils.core import setup
import py2exe

#setup(console=['main_script.py'])
setup(windows=['main_script.py'] )

2. run the following command from console: 'python setup.py py2exe'

Hope this helps.

On Jan 21, 9:45 am, Santiago  Romero <srom... at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi...
>
>  I'm a Linux user, and I would like some windows-friends to test a
> game I'm writing with python+pygame without they needing to install
> python, pygame, and so on.
>
>  I've heard about py2exe and pygame2exe, but I'm not sure on how to
> use them to create:
>
> a.- standalone exe files with a single .py program.
> Example: myprogram.py
>
> or
>
> b.- exe files containing all my source code + data directories (png
> files, data files, and so).
> Example: main.py, doc/README, src/*.py and data/*
>
>  The problem is I'm not sure on how to use py2exe and pygame2exe to
> build the executables...
>
>  And finally, a question: if I want to provide source code
> separately ... can I include .pyc files instead of .py files?




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