[Pythonmac-SIG] py2app fails with 'optimize'

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Mar 16 09:14:57 CET 2005

On Mar 16, 2005, at 3:03 AM, Bob Ippolito wrote:

> On Mar 16, 2005, at 2:44 AM, Roger Binns wrote:
>>> There are other bug fixes and enhancements, and if you don't help me 
>>> test svn then the next release might be broken for your purposes.
>> I am perfectly happy with the current release :-)
>> Generally I don't run beta/test versions unless they are packaged
>> up in such a way that they are trivial to (un)install, and trivial
>> to get back to the old version.  For example, Robin does that
>> with wxPython release candidates.
> Since py2app requires no "installation" process, it's rather trivial.
> Install svn trunk (works whether or not py2app is already installed):
> # download/install subversion from <http://www.codingmonkeys.de/mbo/> 
> if you don't already have it.  You should, it rocks.
> mkdir ~/src
> mkdir -p ~/Library/Python/2.3/site-packages
> svn co http://svn.red-bean.com/bob/py2app/trunk ~/src/py2app
> echo "$HOME/src/py2app" > /Library/Python/2.3/py2app.pth
> # optionally add ~/src/py2app/scripts to your PATH
> Update to current release:
> svn up ~/src/py2app
> Uninstall (restores existing py2app):
> rm -rf ~/src/py2app
> # if not restoring existing py2app, rm this file instead
> echo py2app > /Library/Python/2.3/py2app.pth

The mkdir -p line in the installation instructions is superfluous.  I 
was writing the directions to reflect how I have py2app installed at 
first, but then realized it wouldn't necessarily override an existing 
installation and changed it but forgot to remove that line.


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