[Pythonmac-SIG] Distribute command-line tools with py2app or similar?
zachary.pincus at yale.edu
Tue Jul 1 03:50:15 CEST 2008
Thanks for your suggestions and help here! I really appreciate it. I
wound up building my own installer packages mush as you suggest below,
which turned out to be pretty simple to do -- good idea!
> I haven't tried this, but can you build python from source,
> specifying an alternate install directory? This could give you a
> custom build that you could make a mpkg out of.
> you might try:
> ./configure --enable-framework=/Library/Frameworks/MyPython --enable-
> Then make sure that your scripts have your python in their #!lines.
> You could probably just built it as a regular old *nix build, too,
> rather than a Framework, if all you want to do is run command line
> tools. note that you'll probably need to build all the third party
> packages you need too.
> I've just tried this, and it seems to work, but I haven't tried
> moving it to another machine or anything. It does try to overwrite
> the stuff in Applications/MacPython 2.5
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