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Application Distribution using Embeddable Zip on Windows


Well, that crossed my mind earlier, but as my program is a text parser and
has it's own input & output source filetype, it should have those filetypes
associated with the program. Just using an MSI installer will not do that
trick.


~Palash Bauri

On Wed, 17 Jun 2020, 7:18 pm Shakil Khan, <shakilk1729 at gmail.com> wrote:

> How about writing a windows MSI installer and wrapping Python and your
> script together in the MSI.
>
> $hakil
>
> > On Jun 17, 2020, at 6:44 AM, Palash Bauri <palashbauri1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Well , in some cases that is true, but in my program's case that's not
> > true as it's targetting not-so-much tech savvy users. I would like to
> > make an compact plug-and-play solution.
> >
> > And , I think using Python Embeddable zip and a custom launcher will
> > be more suitable for my program.
> >
> > On 6/17/20, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 9:09 PM Palash Bauri <palashbauri1 at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Try creating a .pyz file using the zipapp module:
> >>>
> >>>> https://docs.python.org/3/library/zipapp.html
> >>>
> >>>> It should 'just work', out of the box.
> >>>
> >>>> ChrisA
> >>>
> >>> But I will still need to build a launcher or put a Python Interpreter
> >>> at users' path in order to run .pyz files.
> >>
> >> Putting a Python interpreter onto the users' systems is the job of
> >> python.org and/or the Windows app store. You should just have to worry
> >> about your own app.
> >>
> >> ChrisA
> >> --
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> >>
> > --
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>
>