Upgrading Py2exe App

T misceverything at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 17:38:07 CET 2010


On Feb 19, 4:32 pm, Ryan Kelly <r... at rfk.id.au> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 11:08 -0800, T wrote:
> > On Feb 18, 7:19 pm, Ryan Kelly <r... at rfk.id.au> wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 07:46 -0800, T wrote:
> > > > I have a Python app which I converted to an EXE (all files separate;
> > > > single EXE didn't work properly) via py2exe - I plan on distributing
> > > > this and would like the ability to remotely upgrade the program (for
> > > > example, via HTTP/HTTPS).   Looks like it's not just the EXE that I
> > > > will need need to replace (DLLs, the library.zip, etc.).  What would
> > > > be the best way to go about doing this?
>
> > > I've been working on an auto-update framework for my own frozen apps,
> > > you might find it useful:
>
> > >  http://pypi.python.org/pypi/esky
>
> > > Docs are a little scarce at the moment, the next release will hopefully
> > > come with a short tutorial (as well as support for cx_freeze and maybe
> > > py2app, depending on how adventurous I'm feeling).
>
> > Thanks Ryan..this looks like it could be what I'm looking for, but I'm
> > still a bit unsure of how exactly how it works.  Do you happen to have
> > an idea approx when the next release w/ tutorial will be out?
>
> If I punt on the py2app support, I should be able to get it done in the
> next 3-4 days.  I'll send a quick email to python-list when it's ready.
>
> Here's a rough roadmap of where the project is heading:
>
>   v0.4.0:  cx_freeze support and a tutorial [the next 3-4 days]
>   v0.4.1:  py2app support [the next 2-3 weeks]
>   v0.5.0:  differential updates using bsdiff [next few months]
>
>   Cheers,
>
>      Ryan
>
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Excellent - I look forward to giving it a try.  Thanks again!



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