Distributing python applications as a zip file

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Thu Jul 24 02:55:25 CEST 2014

On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:23:10 +0300, Burak Arslan wrote:

> On 07/23/14 07:23, 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.
> does it support package_data? or more specifically, does
> pkg_resources.resource_* detect that the script is running from a zip
> file and adjust accordingly?

No idea, sorry. Why don't you try it and see? Please let us know what you 


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