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# subzero

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## What is Subzero?

The goal of subzero is to allow simple and rapid deployment of [frozen][1] Python applications with minimal
additional effort and developer time. In contrast to other solutions, subzero's philosophy is that having a
working application, quickly is more important than optimizing for size or other factors and that generating
your end product (be it an MSI, or other installer) should take only a few minutes to set up. Subzero builds
on the extensive development work of other projects, and doesn't re-invent the wheel. Rather, it ties everything
together in a simple and intuitive manner.

## How do I use it?

In your setup file, replace the default setup import with the followng:

from subzero import setup, Executable

Then run the following command:

python bdist_msi

Subzero will the build executables specified in the `entry_points` and `scripts` sections and
then create an installer that contains those executables.

## Example

'gui_scripts': [
'gui = app.__main__:gui',
'console_scripts': [
'console = app.__main__:console',
'build_exe': {
[os.path.join(os.path.dirname(PyQt5.__file__), 'Qt', 'bin')],
[datafile, '.')],
'bdist_msi': {
'upgrade_code': '84b31ed7-3985-46ad-9d07-eb4140a6d44a',
'shortcuts': ['My Program = gui'],

Options are applied first globally from the options dictionary passed to `setup`, and then for each executable
if the `Executable` class is present for that particular `entry_point` or `script`.

The full array of options for build_exe is available in the PyInstaller documentation. Providing an upgrade code is
**strongly recommended** for the bdist_msi command. A license agreement will be added to the installer if there is
a license text file in the same directory as

## Extended import discovery (In beta)

In case PyInstaller cannot discover all of your dependencies, you can set `optimize_imports=False`, as shown below.
This option may discover certain imports previously not found but it may also make your application larger. Note that
you must add your package requirements in `install_requires` for this option to work!

'build_exe': {
'optimize_imports': False

## Cython

Cython modules can also be built because Subzero executes the builtin `build` command before calling
PyInstaller. Just add your modules to the `ext_modules` key:

from setuptools import find_packages, Extension
from subzero import setup



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