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install wxPython on windows without admin?

The subject line says it all. Is there a way to install wxPython on a
Windows machine without admin privs? I love the way python doesn't
need admin to install locally, and I'd like to try wxPython w/o having
to get our help desk involved.

Do I have to compile it from source with Cygwin?

Thanks.
Nov 17 '08 #1
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timw.google wrote:
The subject line says it all. Is there a way to install wxPython on a
Windows machine without admin privs? I love the way python doesn't
need admin to install locally, and I'd like to try wxPython w/o having
to get our help desk involved.

Do I have to compile it from source with Cygwin?
Installing wxPython on Cygwin from source is an uphill battle which I
would recommend against, though it's possible it's been done ...

regards
Steve
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Steve Holden +1 571 484 6266 +1 800 494 3119
Holden Web LLC http://www.holdenweb.com/

Nov 17 '08 #2
On Nov 17, 9:57*am, Steve Holden <st...@holdenweb.comwrote:
timw.google wrote:
The subject line says it all. Is there a way to install wxPython on a
Windows machine without admin privs? I love the way python doesn't
need admin to install locally, and I'd like to try wxPython w/o having
to get our help desk involved.
Do I have to compile it from source with Cygwin?

Installing wxPython on Cygwin from source is an uphill battle which I
would recommend against, though it's possible it's been done ...

regards
*Steve
--
Steve Holden * * * *+1 571 484 6266 * +1 800 494 3119
Holden Web LLC * * * * * * *http://www.holdenweb.com/
I agree with that. After I posted, I went to install wxPython on my
linux box and ran into trouble with getting wxWidgets installed
because of gtk version issues. I did it before, but since then our OS
has changed from FC3 to CentOS 5 and not everything gets installed
that needs to be. I may try and get back to it when I get the chance,
but for now, it's Tkinter and Pmw.
Nov 17 '08 #3

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