Norman Hadfield wrote:
> We currently use the standard Python and Pywin32 installers but to make our
> win32 application,) which uses Python to execute dynamically generated
> expressions including instantiating COM servers and hence the need to
> pywin32), easier to install and support multiple versions side by side etc we
> want to switch to using an embedded version installed in a sub-folder of our
> This will allow simple xcopy deployment plus allow us to package our
> application using project centennial as a Windows store App.
This is EXACTLY what tools like py2exe and cx_Freeze and pyinstaller
do. You don't need to reinvent this wheel.
> 1. I now want to trim the pywin32 files down to the minimum so presumably I
> can just delete the pip*, pkg*, setuptools* folders and also the demo, test
> sub-folders, help files etc - is that correct?
py2exe (and the rest) do that.
Tim Roberts, t...@probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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