[PyQt] Re: running pyqt application on win*

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Wed Nov 28 13:10:13 GMT 2007

* Giovanni Bajo (Wed, 28 Nov 2007 00:45:08 +0100)
> 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.

Could you elaborate how you did that? My minimal PyQt app built with 
Pyinstaller is 5.2 MB big.


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