"Deprecated sets module" with Python 2.6

Virgil Stokes vs at it.uu.se
Wed Jul 29 03:52:57 EDT 2009

Virgil Stokes wrote:
> Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
>> Virgil Stokes schrieb:
>>> I would appreciate help on correcting a problem when trying to 
>>> create an *.exe file using py2exe via GUI2exe with Python 2.6.2.
>>> When using GUI2exe to create an *.exe I always get the following 
>>> warning during the compile process:
>>> C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py:16:
>>> DeprecationWarning: the sets module is deprecated
>>> import sets
>>> and this results in the creation of an *.exe file that can not be 
>>> executed.
>>> On the other hand, if I use the same procedure (on the same Python 
>>> code) with
>>> Python 2.5, there are no warnings and the *.exe works fine.
>>> The procedure used is that given in the example "Less simpler one" at
>>>  http://code.google.com/p/gui2exe/wiki/GUI2ExeExamplesin
>>> Any suggestions, help, ... would be greatly appreciated.
>> If you don't need your app running on python2.3 and earlier, just 
>> remove the sets-module and replace it with the builtin "set".
> Of course Diez, this is a good suggestion. However, in this case the 
> Python code that I am trying to convert into an *.exe file does not 
> refer to sets directly; i.e, the use of this module is buried within a 
> package that is imported (wxPython) which is not under my control.
> --V
>> Diez
Whoops, the reference to the module sets is in py2exe not wxPython.


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