help removing pyQt dll from dist created with py2exe

Almar Klein almar.klein at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 14:21:07 CEST 2010


Hi,

Have you tried adding "PyQt4", "PyQt4.QtGui" and "PyQt4.QtCore" to your list
of excludes?
(Maybe only "PyQt4.QtGui" is sufficient.)

  Almar


On 14 September 2010 13:02, Carlos Grohmann <carlos.grohmann at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> i've been trying to build an .exe with py2exe. After many tentatives,
> it worked, but the total space used by the app goes to 30Mb. It is a
> simple app, that uses wxpython, matplotlib and numpy. I checked the
> library.zip file and notived that there is a pyQt-related file there:
>
> Pyqt - QtGui.pyo - 8 Mb
>
> I'm not using Qt at all, so I assume it would be safe to not have this
> file, but I don't see how to do it.
>
> my setup.py file follows.
>
> many thanks
>
> Carlos
>
>
> #----------------------------------------------------------------------
> from distutils.core import setup
> import py2exe
> from glob import glob
>
> # Remove the build folder, a bit slower but ensures that build
> contains the latest
> import shutil
> shutil.rmtree("build", ignore_errors=True)
>
> # my setup.py is based on one generated with gui2exe, so data_files is
> done a bit differently
> data_files = [("Microsoft.VC90.CRT", glob(r'c:\dev\*.*'))]
>
> includes = ['wx', 'os', 'sys', 'csv', 're', 'floatspin',
> 'scrolledpanel', 'customtreectrl',
>            'wx.lib.expando', 'wx.lib.pubsub', 'wx.lib.embeddedimage',
> 'wx.lib.wordwrap', 'types',
>            'matplotlib', 'matplotlib.pyplot', 'matplotlib.axes',
> 'matplotlib.figure',
>            'matplotlib.backends.backend_wxagg',
> 'mpl_toolkits.axes_grid.axislines', 'mpl_toolkits.axes_grid',
>            'matplotlib.patches', 'matplotlib.lines',
> 'matplotlib.text', 'matplotlib.mlab', 'matplotlib.nxutils',
>            'matplotlib.collections', 'matplotlib.font_manager',
> 'numpy', 'numpy.ma', 'numpy.linalg', 'math', 'scipy.interpolate'
>            ]
>
> excludes = ['_gtkagg', '_tkagg', 'bsddb', 'curses', 'pywin.debugger',
>            'pywin.debugger.dbgcon', 'pywin.dialogs', 'tcl',
>            'Tkconstants', 'Tkinter', 'pydoc', 'doctest', 'test',
> 'sqlite3',
>            'bsddb', 'curses', 'email','_fltkagg', '_gtk',
> '_gtkcairo',
>            '_agg2', '_cairo', '_cocoaagg',
> 'matplotlib.backends.backend_qt4agg','matplotlib.backends.backend_qt4'
>            ]
>
> packages = ['encodings','pytz','scipy']
>
> dll_excludes = ['libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll', 'libgobject-2.0-0.dll',
> 'tcl84.dll', 'tk84.dll',
>                'libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll', 'libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll',
> 'libglib-2.0-0.dll',
>                'libcairo-2.dll', 'libpango-1.0-0.dll',
> 'libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll', 'libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll',
>                'libglade-2.0-0.dll', 'libgmodule-2.0-0.dll',
> 'libgthread-2.0-0.dll', 'QtGui4.dll', 'QtCore.dll',
>                'QtCore4.dll'
>                ]
>
> icon_resources = []
> bitmap_resources = []
> other_resources = []
>
> # add the mpl mpl-data folder and rc file
> import matplotlib as mpl
> data_files += mpl.get_py2exe_datafiles()
>
> setup(
>    windows=['OpenStereo.py'],
>                          # compressed and optimize reduce the size
>    options = {"py2exe": {"compressed": 2,
>                          "optimize": 2,
>                          "includes": includes,
>                          "excludes": excludes,
>                          "packages": packages,
>                          "dll_excludes": dll_excludes,
>                          # using 2 to reduce number of files in dist
> folder
>                          # using 1 is not recommended as it often
> does not work
>                          "bundle_files": 2,
>                          "dist_dir": 'dist',
>                          "xref": False,
>                          "skip_archive": False,
>                          "ascii": False,
>                          "custom_boot_script": '',
>                         }
>              },
>
>    # using zipfile to reduce number of files in dist
>    zipfile = r'lib\library.zip',
>
>    data_files=data_files
> )
> --
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