py2exe & application add-ons

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Fri Jun 20 00:16:25 CEST 2008

En Thu, 19 Jun 2008 08:00:32 -0300, Alex Gusarov <alex.m.gusarov at> escribió:

> Hello, I've met a problem - I want my program working without Python
> installation but I have some add-on mechanism (add-ons represented by
> separate .py files, and application auto-recognize such files on
> start).
> So, if I will using py2exe for main program and separate .py files for
> add-ons, will I need Python installation on client machine?
> Maybe other ways exist for such tasks?

It should work fine. Note that when py2exe scans your project, it collects only the modules actually used by your code. Any module that you don't use (directly or indirectly) won't be available to the add-ons.

Gabriel Genellina

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