Distributing python applications as a zip file

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Wed Jul 23 09:20:48 CEST 2014

On 23/07/2014 06:30, Gary Herron wrote:
> On 07/22/2014 09:23 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> A little known feature of Python: you can wrap your Python application in
>> a zip file and distribute it as a single file.

 > Really!  20 years of Pythoning, and I'd never seen this!  When was this
> introduced?

This post by Brett Cannon is useful:


I was trying to track down a presentation in the same vein which I saw
him give at EuroPython a few years ago, but I can't seem to find it. It
basically says the same thing but it's a slightly clearer read.


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