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distutils extension module - create an installer by InnoSetup.

Project Description

Requirements

Features

  • You can use your customized InnoSetup Script.
  • installer metadata over setup() metadata
  • generate AppId(GUID) from setup() metadata See the innosetup.InnoScript.appid property.
  • bundle exe and com dll and dependent libs and resources
  • bundle msvcr and mfc and their manifest
  • bundle all installed InnoSetup’s language file (If there is no valid [Languages] section.)
  • create windows exe’s shortcut
  • register com_server and service
  • check the Windows version with Python version
  • fix a problem py2exe.mf misses some modules (ex. win32com.shell)

Example

from distutils.core import setup
import py2exe, innosetup

# All options are same as py2exe options.
setup(
    name='example',
    version='1.0.0.0',
    license='PSF or other',
    author='you',
    author_email='you@your.domain',
    description='description',
    url='http://www.your.domain/example', # generate AppId from this url
    options={
        'py2exe': {
            # `innosetup` gets the `py2exe`'s options.
            'compressed': True,
            'optimize': 2,
            'bundle_files': 3,
            },
        'innosetup': {
            # user defined iss file path or iss string
            'inno_script': innosetup.DEFAULT_ISS, # default is ''
            # bundle msvc files
            'bundle_vcr': True, # default is True
            # zip setup file
            'zip': False, # default is False, bool() or zip file name
            # create shortcut to startup if you want.
            'regist_startup': True, # default is False
            }
        },
    com_server=[
        {'modules': ['your_com_server_module'], 'create_exe': False},
        ],
    # and other metadata ...
    )

Do the command setup.py innosetup. Then you get InnoSetup script file named dist\distutils.iss and the installation file named dist\<name>-<version>.exe.

Changes

0.6.8

  • fix a ‘MinVersion’ bug.

0.6.6, 0.6.7

  • update readme and setup script.

0.6.5

  • move download url to github.

0.6.4

  • move repository to github.
  • add a setup.py script.

0.6.3

  • change versioning policy (remove build number).
  • add utf-8 bom to .iss file by Jerome Ortais, thanx.
  • pick up COPYING file for [setup]/LicenseFile by Jerome Ortais, thanx.

0.6.0.2

  • add regist_startup option for create shortcut to startup.

0.6.0.1

  • fix metadata and unicode by surgo, thanx.
  • set DEFAULT_ISS to empty because Inno Setup 5.3.9 is released.
  • fix a problem that py2exe includes MinWin’s ApiSet Stub DLLs on Windows 7.

0.6.0.0

  • support bundling tcl files
  • change OutputBaseFilename

0.5.0.1

  • improve update install support

0.5.0.0

  • add DEFAULT_ISS, manifest, srcname, srcnames
  • add zip option
  • fix bundle_files=1 option problem (always bundle pythonXX.dll)
  • add DefaultGroupName, InfoBeforeFile, LicenseFile into [Setup] section

0.4.0.0

  • support service cmdline_style options
  • rewrite codes around iss file

0.3.0.0

  • improve the InnoSetup instllation path detection
  • add inno_setup_exe option

0.2.0.0

  • handle py2exe’s command options
  • add bundle_vcr option

0.1.0.0

  • first release
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