[egenix-users] ANN: eGenix PyRun - One file Python Runtime 2.1.2
eGenix Team: M.-A. Lemburg
info at egenix.com
Fri Feb 19 12:25:46 CET 2016
eGenix PyRun - One file Python Runtime
An easy-to-use single file relocatable Python run-time -
available for Linux, Mac OS X and Unix platforms,
with support for Python 2.6, 2.7 and
**also for Python 3.4**.
This announcement is also available on our web-site for online reading:
eGenix PyRun is our open source, one file, no installation version of
Python, making the distribution of a Python interpreter to run based
scripts and applications to Unix based systems as simple as copying a
eGenix PyRun's executable only needs 11MB for Python 2 and 13MB for
Python 3, but still supports most Python application and scripts - and
it can be compressed to just 3-4MB using upx, if needed.
Compared to a regular Python installation of typically 100MB on disk,
eGenix PyRun is ideal for applications and scripts that need to be
distributed to several target machines, client installations or
It makes "installing" Python on a Unix based system as simple as
copying a single file.
eGenix has been using eGenix PyRun internally in the mxODBC Connect
Server product since 2008 with great success and decided to make it
available as a stand-alone open-source product.
We provide both the source archive to build your own eGenix PyRun, as
well as pre-compiled binaries for Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X, as 32-
and 64-bit versions. The binaries can be downloaded manually, or you
can let our automatic install script install-pyrun take care of the
installation: ./install-pyrun dir and you're done.
Please see the product page for more details:
This patch level release of eGenix PyRun 2.1 comes with the following
Enhancements / Changes
* Upgraded eGenix PyRun to work with and use Python 2.7.11 per
Python 2.7.11 now uses computed gotos in the interpreter loop,
adding some more performance. In addition, the vulnerable SSLv3
protocol was switched off in the defaults of the ssl module.
* Upgraded eGenix PyRun to work with and use Python 3.4.4 for the
Python 3 version.
* Added an explicit --libpath configure setting to work a problem
with some 64-bit platforms defaulting to lib64/. The new setting
forces the libs to always go into a lib/ directory.
install-pyrun Quick Install Enhancements
eGenix PyRun includes a shell script called install-pyrun, which
greatly simplifies installation of PyRun. It works much like the
virtualenv shell script used for creating new virtual environments
(except that there's nothing virtual about PyRun environments).
With the script, an eGenix PyRun installation is as simple as running:
This will automatically detect the platform, download and install the
right pyrun version into targetdir.
We have updated this script since the last release:
* Updated install-pyrun to default to eGenix PyRun 2.1.2 and its
For a complete list of changes, please see the eGenix PyRun Changelog:
eGenix PyRun is distributed under the eGenix.com Public License 1.1.0
which is an Open Source license similar to the Python license. You can
use eGenix PyRun in both commercial and non-commercial settings
without fee or charge.
Please see our license page for more details:
The package comes with full source code.
The download archives and instructions for installing eGenix PyRun can
be found at:
As always, we are providing pre-built binaries for all common
platforms: Windows 32/64-bit, Linux 32/64-bit, FreeBSD 32/64-bit, Mac
OS X 32/64-bit. Source code archives are available for installation on
other platforms, such as Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, etc.
Commercial support for this product is available from eGenix.com.
for details about our support offerings.
For more information about eGenix PyRun, licensing and download
instructions, please visit our web-site:
About eGenix (http://www.egenix.com/):
eGenix is a Python software project, consulting and product
company delivering expert services and professional quality
products for companies, Python users and developers. We specialize
in database driven applications, large scale software designs and
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