How to run python without python

John Bokma john at castleamber.com
Fri Apr 2 21:24:51 CEST 2010


"danmcleran at yahoo.com" <danmcleran at yahoo.com> writes:

> On Apr 2, 11:23 am, Chris Rebert <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 10:09 AM, danmcle... at yahoo.com
>>
>> <danmcle... at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> > On Apr 1, 5:54 pm, Chris Rebert <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
>> >> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Krister Svanlund
>> >> <krister.svanl... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Spencer <Infotech... at fairpoint.net> wrote:
>> >> >> Is there a way to developing a script on linux and give it
>> >> >> to someone on microsoft, so that they could run it on microsoft
>> >> >> without installing python?
>> <snip>
>> >> one can't generate such a standalone executable for a different
>> >> operating system from that which one's computer runs.
>>
>> > that's not entirely true. i just built a standalone exe for win 7 from
>> > my win xp machine.
>>
>> s/operating system/platform
>>
>> Good luck getting PyInstaller to output for Windows when being run on
>> a *nix box.
>
> you think virtualbox could help? i wonder if one could run linux/
> py2exe virtually on a win machine and get it working.

Of course that works, a virtual windows machine is just a windows
machine ;-).

Also that you can't do a "cross compilation" sounds to me more a
limitation of the tool than a true impossibility.

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John Bokma                                                               j3b

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