I haven't tried the svn version yet, but it looks like it does basically the same thing as my version. The only thing different with mine I think is that if there are empty directories, I don't add them to the list.

On 6/30/07, Andrew Straw <strawman@astraw.com> wrote:
Dear Tim,

I checked in a similar patch from Tocer a couple days ago. Does your
version do anything different? Does the version in svn work for you?
http://matplotlib.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/matplotlib/trunk/matplotlib/lib/matplotlib/__init__.py?r1=3391&r2=3418

(Sorry, I don't really use Windows or py2exe.)

-Andrew

Tim Swast wrote:
> I was having trouble with py2exe not getting the datafiles that it
> needed. I noticed someone else got it to work by copying all the files,
> but losing the directory structure. I tried that, but I still had
> missing datafiles at runtime.
>
> This function will return everything needed for py2exe to work
> correctly. Instead of returning one tuple, it returns a list of tuples,
> so the use changes a little bit, but at least it works.
>
> def get_py2exe_datafiles():
>     outdirname = 'matplotlibdata'
>     mplfiles = []
>
>     for root, dirs, files in os.walk(get_data_path()):
>         py2exe_files = []
>
>         # Append root to each file so py2exe can find them
>         for file in files:
>             py2exe_files.append(os.sep.join([root, file]))
>
>         if len(py2exe_files) > 0:
>             py2exe_root = root[len(get_data_path()+os.sep):]
>
>             if len(py2exe_root) > 0:
>                 mplfiles.append((os.sep.join([outdirname, py2exe_root]),
> py2exe_files))
>             else:
>                 # Don't do a join for the root directory
>                 mplfiles.append((outdirname, py2exe_files))
>
>     return mplfiles
>
>
> Sorry for not submitting as a patch: I haven't quite figured out how to
> do that yet.
>
>
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