[Tutor] Freezing a GUI program in Windows?

R. A. rob@jam.rr.com
Sat, 25 Nov 2000 12:27:33 -0600

You may find the direction you're looking for in the FAQ at the below
URL.  Just go there and search the page for the word freeze.


Rob A

Craig Hagerman wrote:
> Hi,
> I read in some documentation that 'freezing' a python program that used
> Tkinter would not work... but that was documentation for the 1.5 release. I
> am wondering if it is possible to freeze a Tkinter-using program under
> Python2.0?
> More importantly, can someone tell me how to make an executable program? I
> hope this isn't a too-trivial question. I usually use Python on Mac
> computers (which includes a mac utility "BuildApplication") or Linux, but I
> have never had cause to want to make an executable within Linux and I have
> never used Python in Windows --- until now. I want to send an executable
> program to my brother (who uses Windows). My understanding is that I should
> use a "freeze.py" module to create an executable. However, I can not find a
> "freeze.py" module anywhere within the standard Windows distribution, nor
> can I find any documents to tell me where to go from here.
> Help please?
> Craig Hagerman
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