ANN: esky 0.2.1

Aahz aahz at
Fri Nov 13 17:07:47 CET 2009

In article <mailman.344.1258083604.2873.python-list at>,
Ryan Kelly  <ryan at> wrote:
>>>Esky is an auto-update framework for frozen python apps, built on top of
>>>bbfreeze.  It provides a simple API through which apps can find, fetch
>>>and install updates, and a bootstrapping mechanism that keeps the app
>>>safe in the face of failed or partial updates.
>> Recently I was looking into distribution mechanisms, and I passed over
>> bbfreeze because I saw no indication that Python 2.6 was supported.
>Not sure if it's officially supported, but I do most of my development
>on Python 2.6 and bbfreeze hasn't given me any problems as yet.

Also, bbfreeze doesn't seem to have active development.
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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