Creating a Python Executable File Using makeExe.py

This file creates an executable file from a Python file specified by the user and writes the new executable to disk.

"""makeExe.py- Simple Python script to automate the creation  of Python executables using py2exe.

(c) 2004 Premshree Pillai (24/01/04)http://www.qiksearch.com/
"""

## Run this file from Python root dir

import sys
import re

def getFileName(): global fileName fileName = raw_input("Enter file name (rel or abs path, eg., python/file.py): ") try: fp = open(fileName) fp.close() except IOError: print "File does not exist!" getFileName()

getFileName()

package = re.split(":",fileName)package = re.split("/",package[len(package) - 1])package = re.split(".py",package[len(package) - 1])package = package[0]

def getSetupName(): global setupName setupName = raw_input( "Enter name of setup file (or for default): ") if(setupName == ''): setupName = "setup.py" try: fp = open(setupName) fp.close() flag = raw_input( "Setup file exists! Rewrite (0=no; else )? ") if(flag == "1"): getSetupName() except IOError: setupName = setupName

getSetupName()

fp = open(setupName,"w")temp = """from distutils.core import setupimport py2exesetup(name = "%s", scripts = ["%s"],)""" % (package,fileName)fp.write(temp)fp.close()

sys.argv.append("py2exe")execfile(setupName)

fp = open(setupName,"w")temp = ""fp.write(temp)fp.close()

print " ", "Executable created!"print "Press to exit..."if(raw_input()):exit

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