[PyQt] running pyqt application on win*

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Tue Nov 27 23:45:08 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 21:32 +0200, Markos Gogoulos wrote:

> there's py2exe to make windows executables, without the need to ship
> python or qt. Py2exe is easy to use and there's some cool
> documentation regarding pyqt,  check
> http://www.py2exe.org/index.cgi/WorkingWithVariousPackagesAndModules
> the related pages.

Or use PyInstaller, which doesn't require a wiki worth of workarounds :)

> Py2exe bundles the python interpreter, pyqt plus other modules used by
> your program, so this ends up in big in size applications!

A minimal PyQt hello world application, using a custom PyQt build with
the consolidated module, and a custom python.dll without megs of useless
korean codecs, ends up below 3 Mb with PyInstaller.
Giovanni Bajo

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