- explanation for slow startup (et cetera 12.04.05) — The performance problems (slow startup after upgrade) were indeed related to the method of exefication. The problem does not appear when using McMillan Installer. more
- timtools now with py2exe *and* McMillan (code changes 06.04.05) — On the Download page there are now two variants of the TIM tools. Although they are functionally equivalent, they are packaged using different techniques (one with py2exe, the other with McMillan Installer. more
- frozen GUI applications and console output (code changes 09.03.05) — When a GUI application like Raceman and Keeper is frozen using py2exe, then sys.stdout is redirected by default to a «black hole». I changed this because I think that console output into a decent separate window is useful.
- worked on release process (code changes 25.01.05) — With py2exe and InnoSetup it was relatively easy to automate the distribution cycle. Lino has now a source release for those who want to use the Framework (produced with standard distutils, the TIM Tools are still a simple zip file with the py2exe output (since they are just command-line tools without any "Windows binary"), and Raceman has a fool-proof Windows installer (produced by InnoSetup from the py2exe output). more