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py2exe 0.6.3 released

py2exe 0.6.3 released
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py2exe is a Python distutils extension which converts Python scripts
into executable Windows programs, able to run without requiring a
Python installation. Console and Windows (GUI) applications, Windows
NT services, exe and dll COM servers are supported.

Changes in 0.6.3:

* First release assembled by py2exe's new maintainer, Jimmy
Retzlaff. Code changes in this release are from Thomas Heller
and Gordon Scott.

* The dll-excludes option is now available on the command line.
It was only possible to specify that in the options argument to
the setup function before.

The dll-excludes option can now be used to filter out dlls like
msvcr71.dll or even w9xpopen.exe.

* Fix from Gordon Scott: py2exe crashed copying extension modules
in packages.

Changes in 0.6.2:

* Several important bugfixes:

- bundled extensions in packages did not work correctly, this
made the wxPython single-file sample fail with newer wxPython
versions.

- occasionally dlls/pyds were loaded twice, with very strange
effects.

- the source distribution was not complete.

- it is now possible to build a debug version of py2exe.

Changes in 0.6.1:

* py2exe can now bundle binary extensions and dlls into the
library-archive or the executable itself. This allows to
finally build real single-file executables.

The bundled dlls and pyds are loaded at runtime by some special
code that emulates the Windows LoadLibrary function - they are
never unpacked to the file system.

This part of the code is distributed under the MPL 1.1, so this
license is now pulled in by py2exe.

* By default py2exe now includes the codecs module and the
encodings package.

* Several other fixes.

Homepage:

<http://www.py2exe.org>

Download from the usual location:

<http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=15583>

Enjoy,
Jimmy
Oct 7 '05 #1
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