Creating single .exe file without py2exe and pyinstaller

Tino Wildenhain tino at wildenhain.de
Sun Oct 19 08:43:55 CEST 2008


Hi,

Abah Joseph wrote:
> I have written a small application of about 40-45 lines which is about 
> 4KB, so I want to create a single .exe file from it, using py2exe it 
> created unnecessary files, that just increase the size of the program 
> and also less portable to me. What else can I use?

the "unneccessary files" you say, are what your 40-45 lines bring to
life.

1) just distribute the 40-45 lines - but this requires python
    installation on users end

2) use a python to C(++) compiler and compile the result to .exe,
    works pretty well for simple applications:

    http://shed-skin.blogspot.com/

Regards
Tino
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