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Python, Be Bold!



> On 3 Jan 2020, at 02:31, Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer <arj.python at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Fri, 3 Jan 2020, 02:50 Barry Scott, <barry at barrys-emacs.org <mailto:barry at barrys-emacs.org>> wrote:
> Expect for trivial programs you cannot distribute a single file python exe for windows.
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> You can, PyInstaller does it. You can have folder-based or single file apps
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> As you found zipapp is not a solution.
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>  Zipapp is a good candidate. Proposing to improve it

I'm at a lose to understand what the problem is that zipapp is the solution to that is not better served
with pip or PyInstall etc.


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> Many stdlib modules use DLL's on Windows and you cannot run a DLL from
> inside a zip file.
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> PyInstaller's -F mode does it well

Then use that are be happy.


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> But, this proposal is not about native executables. It's about a .jar like executable. As a python-specific 'executable', os is not a problem unless of course you are using like curses on windows

Barry