equivalent of py2exe in other os

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at case.edu
Tue Oct 7 18:59:51 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Joe Strout <joe at strout.net> wrote:

> On Oct 7, 2008, at 8:43 AM, Benjamin Kaplan wrote:
>  I believe that all (or nearly all) Unix variants come with Python
>> preinstalled. Ubuntu, at least, has a lot of system programs written in
>> Python. Even Mac OS X requires Python.
> Yes, but with significant differences between different Python
> distributions, you might be safer bundling whatever version of Python your
> app requires with the app itself.  Otherwise, you risk your app failing (and
> probably puking up runtime exceptions all over the poor user's lap) on some
> distros or versions.
> (My Mac OS X machine comes with Python 2.5.1, for example, which is hardly
> the latest.)

1) 2.6 doesn't break backwards-compatibility, just don't use anything added
in 2.6 and you're fine.

2)wx hasn't been compiled for 2.6 yet, so the OP is probably still using 2.5
and there are no api changes between 2.5.1 and 2.5.2

> Best,
> - Joe
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