Converting a simple python script to a simple windows executable

William McBrine wmcbrine at
Thu Jun 12 10:04:52 CEST 2008

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 12:25:29 -0700, geoffbache wrote:

> (1) py2exe. This is really for when python isn't installed on the remote
> user's machine, so it requires you to distribute a large amount of DLLs
> etc which are part of the python installation. A bit silly when I know
> that the remote user has python anyway.

If you know the target user has Python installed, why don't you just 
distribute the .pyw file? (Use ".pyw" instead of ".py" to avoid the extra 
console window.)

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