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Project description

py2exe for Python 3

py2exe is a distutils extension which allows to build standalone Windows executable programs (32-bit and 64-bit) from Python scripts. Python versions included in the official development cycle are supported (from 3.6 to 3.9 included). py2exe can build console executables and windows (GUI) executables. Building windows services, and DLL/EXE COM servers might work but it is not actively supported.

Development of py2exe is hosted here: https://github.com/py2exe/py2exe.

Changes

Detailed changelog is published on GitHub.

Version 0.11.0.1:

  • Show again relative paths in Tracebacks that happen from the frozen application (#12 and #114)

Version 0.11.0.0:

  • New module finder mf310 written as a wrapper around CPython modulefinder.ModuleFinder
  • Add support for Python 3.10
  • New hook for scipy
  • zipextimporter can now be built as a standalone extension via its own setup script

Version 0.10.4.1:

  • ModuleFinder: add support for the pkg_resources.extern.VendorImporter loader
  • New hooks for pkg_resources and infi

Version 0.10.4.0:

  • zipextimporter supports external modules that use multi-phase initialization (PEP 489)
  • New hook for selenium
  • dllfinder provides a new method to add data files in the zip archive

Version 0.10.3.1:

  • New hook for pycryptodomex
  • ModuleFinder: respect excludes list in import_package
  • Updated hook for matplotlib >= 3.4.0

Version 0.10.3.0:

  • New hook for supporting matplotlib 3.2 and higher.
  • Fix for including implicit namespace packages as per PEP420.

Version 0.10.2.1:

  • Patch MyLoadLibrary to support ssl with bundle_files=0.

Version 0.10.2.0:

  • New module finder with support for implicit namespace packages (PEP 420).
  • DLLFinder automatically excludes VC++ redist and Windows CRT DLLs from bundles.
  • Several fixes for bundling software with bundle_files<=2 (only the standard library is supported, other dependencies may or may not work).
  • New hooks for pycryptodome and shapely.

Version 0.10.1.0:

  • Add support for Python 3.9.
  • Drop support for Python 3.5.
  • New hooks for urllib3 and pandas.

Version 0.10.0.2 (from versions 0.9.x):

  • Introduce compatibility with Python 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, and 3.8.
  • Drop compatibility with Python 3.4 and earlier.
  • New or updated hooks for certifi, numpy, tkinter, socket, ssl, and six.
  • build_exe: the zipfile=None option has been removed.
  • runtime: the Python interpreter DLL is no longer altered before being inserted in the executable bundle.
  • Several bugfixes, better error messages.

Installation

pip install py2exe

Using a setup-script

Documentation about the setup-script and other usage tips are in the wiki pages at http://www.py2exe.org.

Using the builder

The build_exe CLI is not actively supported at the moment. Users are encouraged to create their own setup.py files. Documentation on how to use the CLI can be found here.

Known issues

  • Building isapi extensions is not supported.
  • High-level methods or hooks to embed Qt plugins in the bundle (needed by PySide2/PyQt5) are missing.

Credits

Further informations about the original development of py2exe and other usage guidelines can be found in the original README.

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