Movable Python 1.0.1

emoticon:movpy2 I'm pleased to be able to announce the release of Movable Python 1.0.1. This includes the release of Movable Python for Python 2.2.

To obtain it, visit the Movable Python Shop.

Existing users of Movable Python can go to the groups area and simply download an updated copy.

What's New ?

Added support for the -m command line option. This works for modules contained within the library.zip, as well as other modules on sys.path.

Movable Python now ignores (with warnings) the unsupported Python command line options.

Error messages are now printed to sys.stderr.

Can run '.pyc' and '.pyo' files.

customize.py now run when launching an interactive interpreter.

Renamed the function to go interactive to interactive_mode.

New variable available in customize.py. interactive, this is True if launching an interactive interpreter. This allows you to customize the environment differently for interactive sessions.

Add the lib directory (etc) to sys.path before entering interactive mode. (BUGFIX)

pywin32 extensions now import properly (even on machines that don't have them installed). (BUGFIX) Embarassed

Added the extra files for Firedrop2 Macros.

Changes for Python 2.2 compatibility. Distribution for Python 2.2 built.

What is Movable Python ?

Movable Python is a distribution of Python for Windows that doesn't need to be installed. It easily fits onto a USB memory stick. Python on a stick.

It is integrated with SPE, the Python IDE, to make Movable Python a portable Build, Test, and Run environment. It has a nice GUI to launch programs and control its behaviour.

Movable Python is useful in the following situations:

For more information, see An Introduction to Movable Python.

Known Issues

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