[PyKDE] PyQt application packagers for windows?

Greg Fortune lists at gregfortune.com
Fri Jan 23 06:25:01 GMT 2004

On Thursday 22 January 2004 08:44 am, you wrote:
> > My understanding from both Phil and Trolltech reps is that this is
> > perfectly
> > acceptable.  The only nit is that you must have a commercial license in
> > the
> > first place to write a BSD licensed app.  If you write it without having
> > a commercial license, it will automagically be licensed under the GPL.
> Not really. You can release your application under a license that is less
> restrictive. Of course the whole PyQt+App+Qt would be GPL if you got PyQt
> and/or Qt under the GPl, but the windows packager wouldn't be limited that
> way.

Of course.  The installer is a different application.

> > I'm kinda curious what people are using to package up Python apps for
> > distribution though...
> Well, on Linux distutils works just fine (except I can't figure out where
> appl docs should go).

Were you able to package up the qt stuff through distutils?  Can you include 
other external packages like MySQLdb as well through a single distutils 
executable?  If so, please tell ;o)

Greg Fortune
Fortune Solutions

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