Python binary

Hi,

I wrote a code that uses a lot of modules that some other server may not have and I don't want to ask the server admin to install modules to write my code.  Is there anyway to take my python code and all its modules and make it into a single executable?

I am using urllib, os, etc... here you can see the code...


# modules used in this function
import re
import sys
import os
import subprocess
import ystockquote

#download the file first
os.popen("curl -L http://www.bolsadesantiago.com/Theme/preciosacciones.aspx > precioacciones.aspx")
ticker = sys.argv[1]
ticker = str(ticker)
region = sys.argv[2]
region = str(region)

# This function takes as an input the name of a stock and goes to the acciones.aspx file to find the price
def ticker2price(ticker, region):
  if region == "chile":
    file = open("precioacciones.aspx")
    stockstxt = file.read()
    pattern = "NEMO="+ticker+".*right\">"
    result = re.search(pattern, stockstxt)
    price = stockstxt[result.end():result.end()+30]
    price = price.split('<')[0]
    price.replace( '.', '' ).replace( ',', '.' )
    price = float( price.replace( '.', '' ).replace( ',', '.' ) )
    return price

  if region == "global":
    return ystockquote.get_price(ticker)


price = ticker2price(ticker, region)
print price

What I want is an executable, without the need of the server admin to install all the stuff I am using and be able to run my code... is there anyway to do that?

Thanks  a lot!
dfernanAsked:
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gelonidaCommented:
You can look at
http://www.pyinstaller.org/
http://cx-freeze.sourceforge.net/

I personally work mostly under windows and use py2exe

I made very short experiments with pyinstaller, but only under windows

I assume you talk about a linux setup.

So I don't have first hand experience.

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dfernanAuthor Commented:
Thanks, yes I am looking for an executable on a linux server.  Anyone has any ideas?
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gelonidaCommented:
have a look at the two links of my previous post.

These are up to my knowledge the most popular tools for creating executables on Linux
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dfernanAuthor Commented:
Ok answer, although providing links is normally a partial answer... I prefer much better code and self-explanations...
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