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How to convert the python plugins into dll files for QGis application?

Thanks in advance.

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Thanks whuber for editing my question :) – vamsi Jul 2 '12 at 5:52

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You can't. Python is interpreted not compiled (although pyc files are compiled but only at run time)

What are you trying to gain by doing this.

Note: You can convert Python files to exes but QGIS won't understand them so it's pointless.

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Hi..Nathan thanks for your answer, i just wanted to convert my plugin as dll and copy into C:\Program Files\Quantum GIS Wroclaw\apps\qgis\plugins :) – vamsi Jun 30 '12 at 8:58
sir is it possible to make dll that uses qgis for mapping? – Muneem Habib Nov 20 at 17:05

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