Wrestling with the Py2exe Install, Win7, Py2.5

mk mrkafk at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 12:43:23 CET 2010


W. eWatson wrote:
> I've finally decided to see if I could make an executable out of a py 
> file. Win7. Py2.5. I brought down the install file and proceeded with 
> the install. I got two warning messages. Forgot the first. The second 
> said,"Could not set the key value." I again used OK. I think that was 
> the only choice. It then issued a message in a larger dialog. It was 
> about setting a key, and pointed me to a log. It mentions a Removepy2exe -u
> 
> Although it finished, I have no idea where the program is. It does not 
> show up on the Start menu All Programs List nore my desktop. What's up?
> 
> I've had these messages (key) occur on other Python installs as I 
> transition to Win7. So far no problem.
> 

You may want to consider dumping the thing and going for PyInstaller, 
which in my experience is better and has friendly developer community 
behind it.

Regards,
mk




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