py2exe is on Sourceforge list of top growth projects

Colin J. Williams cjw at
Tue Dec 18 20:18:06 CET 2012

On 18/12/2012 1:52 AM, Frank Millman wrote:
> This is from Sourceforge's monthly update -
> <quote>
> Top Growth Projects
> We're always on the lookout for projects that might be doing interesting
> things, and a surge in downloads is one of many metrics that we look at
> to identify them. Here's the projects that had the greatest growth in
> the last month.
> [...]
> py2exe: A distutils extension to create standalone Windows programs from
> python scripts.
> </quote>
> It is 19th on a list of 19, but still, it is nice to see. I wonder if
> there was any particular reason for that?
> Frank Millman
Yes, but py2exe appears limited to Python 2.6.

PyInstaller is another option with similar functionality.

Colin W.

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