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Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #1528


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Timestamp:
05/23/17 15:33:39 (3 years ago)
Author:
Antoine Martin
Comment:

Looks like the actual bug tracker to use is not sourceforge or bitbucket, but this one now: https://github.com/anthony-tuininga/cx_Freeze/issues.

New issues:

Shame we can't use another project, pyinstaller requires pywin32.. and py2exe doesn't work with our mingw setup.

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  • Ticket #1528

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  • Ticket #1528 – Description

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    66Issues:
    7 * installation from source fails because [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/56/ Missed cxfreeze-postinstall script in source distribution] - what a mess, download it by hand: [wget https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/raw/e1ba6ec6eaad090a76b7095eeb12d15f803a3bde/cxfreeze-postinstall]
     7* we have to install from source...
     8* installation from source fails because [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/56/ Missed cxfreeze-postinstall script in source distribution] - what a mess, download it by hand:
     9{{{
     10wget https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/raw/e1ba6ec6eaad090a76b7095eeb12d15f803a3bde/cxfreeze-postinstall
     11}}}
    812* [https://github.com/anthony-tuininga/cx_Freeze/issues/207 sqlite3.dll not shipped] looks in the wrong place, ugly workaround:
    913{{{
     
    1317}}}
    1418* [https://github.com/anthony-tuininga/cx_Freeze/pull/272 Fall back on `sys.real_prefix` for Python 2.7], workaround by defining {{{sys.base_prefix}}}
    15 * to be able to create windows services, cx_freeze must be built from source with [https://pypi.python.org/pypi/cx_Logging cx_Logging] installed in a very specific location, [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/145/ Windows service executable missing in distribution] - suggests the dependency should be dropped as the package is unmaintained...
     19* to be able to create windows services, cx_freeze must be built from source with [https://pypi.python.org/pypi/cx_Logging cx_Logging] installed in a very specific location ({{{cx_Logging}}} must be side by side with the {{{cx_Freeze-5.0.XX}}} source directory we build from..), [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/145/ Windows service executable missing in distribution] - suggests the dependency should be dropped as the package is unmaintained...
    1620* [https://sourceforge.net/p/cx-freeze/mailman/message/35031496/ some options have been removed] - completely undocumented too, no migration information at all
    1721
    18 Scary how most of the tickets on the [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues?status=new&status=open cx_freeze bug tracker] are old and unanswered.
     22Scary how many of the tickets on the [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues?status=new&status=open cx_freeze bug tracker] are old and unanswered.
    1923
    2024The resulting installation is still completely broken... so maybe we need some of the ignored bugs / pull requests:
     
    2327* [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/236/ Application is blocked by import calls within functions]: we need to be able to use comtypes..
    2428* [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/138/ cryptography module] - we do need that too
    25 * [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/26/
    26 Support for Win32 service dependencies] - we probably don't need that
     29* [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/26/ Support for Win32 service dependencies] - we probably don't need that
    2730
    2831cx_freeze can generate an MSI installer, but there is no documentation on how that works: [https://bitbucket.org/anthony_tuininga/cx_freeze/issues/48/