distutils and building an distribution that includes other packages

Paul Hemans darwin at nowhere.com
Wed May 20 00:31:48 EDT 2009

Hi Chris,
Yes I do intend to use py2exe for windows installation but I don't 
understand how it will help me distribute lxml and sqlAlchemy as part of the 
install, or am I missing something?

"Chris Rebert" <clp2 at rebertia.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.426.1242792992.8015.python-list at python.org...
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 8:55 PM, Paul Hemans <darwin at nowhere.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am new to Python, and after a lot of sweat and tears, I have my first 
>> app.
>> Now I need to deploy it to end-users. The application includes the use of
>> lxml and sqlAlchemy so I need those to install automatically as part of 
>> the
>> installation process. I really don't want the users having to download
>> various modules and install them. Is this facility (to download and 
>> install
>> other packages seamlessly) part of distutils? If so, I have been looking
>> around for a simple tutorial on the topic but haven't found anything yet.
>> Can anyone point me to some information?
> Since I'm guessing your platform is Windows, you'll probably be
> interested in py2exe - http://www.py2exe.org/
> Cheers,
> Chris
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> http://blog.rebertia.com 

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