[Chandler-dev] wxPython branch

Robin Dunn robin at alldunn.com
Thu Apr 13 11:14:19 PDT 2006


I'm not sure if this is the same thing you are thinking about, but have 
you tried the py2app tool?  It can make an app bundle containing 
everything that a Python based app will need, including wxPython and 
etc. if needed.


Philippe Bossut wrote:
> Hi Enzo,
> We're not using XCode to build Chandler so I'm not sure we'd be able to 
> help you very effectively with your project. Best would be to ask the 
> help of the wxPython community directly. Turns out that Robin (Mr. 
> wxPython himself) is also part of the Chandler community so I hope he'll 
> hear your call... :)
> Cheers,
> - Philippe
> Marc Colosimo wrote:
>> I've been a lurker on this list for some time and have occasionally 
>> used Chandler. I use Python almost exclusively at work, but not for 
>> GUI stuff. I am really impressed with Chandler's distribution and use 
>> of wxPython.
>> I think it would be great to roll out a branch for people to use to 
>> build wxPython GUI applications. I use OS X mostly, sometimes Linux 
>> (and Windows when forced). If I wanted to make something using 
>> wxPython and have other people use it, it is a pain. I quickly looked 
>> over how the OS X app bundle was made and it seems very interesting 
>> but possible over kill.
>> What I would like to see (even help with) is a build system for 
>> wxPython apps (plus and minus python). The OS X app has python 2.4 
>> built-in and linked to the build Framework path (otool -L python). A 
>> better solution is discussed here: < 
>> http://developer.apple.com/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/BPFrameworks/Tasks/CreatingFrameworks.html 
>> <http://developer.apple.com/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/BPFrameworks/Tasks/CreatingFrameworks.html>> 
>> This uses xCode and I haven't found a pure gcc solution (what flag to 
>> set), nor can I find how you guys built this.
>> Basic parts: wxWidget, wxPython, application, util, ...
>> Enzo
>> (I accidentally sent this to the old dev list)
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