[Tutor] Freezing a GUI program in Windows?

Daniel Yoo dyoo@hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Sat, 25 Nov 2000 17:06:42 -0800 (PST)


On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, Craig Hagerman wrote:

> 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.

You may want to look here:

    http://www.mcmillan-inc.com/install1.html

It has some information on distributing your Python programs as
binaries.  Hope this helps!