like py2exe, but on a mac

Tommy Nordgren tommy.nordgren at
Sun Jul 13 19:02:54 CEST 2008

On 13 jul 2008, at 00.39, Alexnb wrote:

> Hi All
> I am wondering what I can do to turn a python app (.py) into a mac OSX
> applicaiton (.app). Just like py2exe does. But I am also wondering  
> since in
> your applications folder on macs it usually doesn't have an actual  
> folder
> for each app. Rather an icon. so for firefox, you just see the icon.  
> Unlike
> windows where you have a folder with everything, and the actual  
> program is
> in it. where is all the application info stored? just in the .app?  
> Finally
> whether or not there is an app like py2exe for mac, is there a way  
> to skip
> the middle man and turn it straight into a .dmg with the app inside?
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