[Tutor] Questions about easygui and compiling
bejarar at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jun 9 00:31:29 CEST 2007
Thanks. I'll definitely try out your instructions.
On Jun 8, 2007, at 4:21 PM, Gordon wrote:
> Yes, I can. But first, make sure to hit"Reply All" to send replies
> to the list, rather than just me :)
> Anyhow, there are a couple ways, but I think the easiest is to make
> a one-line script that imports the file you want to make a .pyc out
> of. You'll end up with 3 versions of the file, a .py, a .pyc, and
> a .pyo. You can then take the .pyc and run it in any compatible
> Python interpreter.
> There are ways to make multiple files into .pyc all at once with
> the "compileall" module, which you can find more about at in the
> Python documentation.
> Rafael Bejarano wrote:
>> That is helpful. Thank you.
>> Can you tell me how to convert a script to a .pyc file?
>> On Jun 8, 2007, at 1:49 AM, Gordon wrote:
>>> I have no experience with EasyGUI, but to answer your other
>>> question, you do not "compile" Python in the way you compile C or
>>> Python can be compiled into a .pyc file, which is slightly faster
>>> to start running and obfuscates the source, but it doesn't really
>>> do much, practically. You can also use Py2EXE or PyInstaller to
>>> make standalone executables for Windows.
>>> Simply running a script through the Python interpreter is as far
>>> as you can get for now, although there is a project, name
>>> "Psycho", which translates Python to x86 Assembly, though it is
>>> only available for Windows and Linux, and doesn't always speed
>>> things up.
>>> Hope that helps!
>>> Rafael Bejarano wrote:
>>>> I am very new to python and have a couple of questions, to which
>>>> I would very much appreciate answers from the members of this
>>>> First, I am trying to learn to use easygui to present simple
>>>> dialogs and get input from the user. To this end, I wrote a
>>>> very short test program, just to make sure I new how to use
>>>> easygui. Although I get no error messages when I run it, the
>>>> dialog boxes do not appear. What might I be doing wrong? It may
>>>> be helpful to know (a) that I am learning python on a Mac iBook
>>>> g4 (running OS 10.4), (b) that I wrote the test program using
>>>> the Smultron text editor, and (c) that I am using python
>>>> launcher to run the program. I would be only too happy to send
>>>> a copy of the program as an attachment or pasted in the body of
>>>> a future e-mail message, should someone on this list feel that
>>>> doing so would be helpful in answering my question.
>>>> Second, how does one compile python programs?
>>>> Rafael Bejarano
>>>> Tutor maillist - Tutor at python.org
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