[pygtk] Making a python egg out of pygtk

Johan Dahlin jdahlin at async.com.br
Wed Mar 7 01:47:07 WST 2007

Benjamin Sergeant wrote:
> Hi all,
> I tried some time ago to create an exe file on windows to distribute a
> pygtk-based program, but it failed for some reason (found the word
> encoding in the error message).
> I'm reading http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/PythonEggs and I
> came across the pypi website some time ago, and I am wondering how hard
> it would be to create eggs for pygtk (and maybe one for pycairo and
> pygobject).

Not too difficult.
There is a make file target for pygobject which creates an egg for you.
Note that all eggs will contain platform specific code.

You would also need to create an egg for each minor version of gobject and
gtk as well.

Johan Dahlin <jdahlin at async.com.br>
Async Open Source

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