Unix-head needs to Windows-ize his Python script

Urpo T. Koira utkoira at fuck.spam.gmail.com.invalid
Wed Oct 20 22:38:03 CEST 2010


On 2010-10-20, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> On 2010-10-20, Shawn Milochik <shawn at milochik.com> wrote:
>
>> Write a small GUI in the easy-to-use and cross-platform wxPython
>> module. All this GUI needs to do is allow them to input the
>> arguments. The code can then import your stand-alone version of the
>> script and execute its code, passing the arguments in.
>
>> wxPython is just Python.
>
> No, it's not.
>
> You can't assume that any windows machine with Python installed also
> has wxPython installed.  The only GUI kit that you can come close to
> "assuming" is Tkinter.

If using other toolkits, it's possible to compile a distributable
package with dependencies using py2exe. That way even Python need not
be installed.

http://www.py2exe.org/

UTK



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