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Writing and Reading files is not permanently

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My application use json file to write some information, when i try in my IDE there is no problem. But when i transform the project in executable application

How to Reproduce

  • Create project with a Json file
  • Save text on file json
  • Close application
  • Reopen
  • File Json was load at previous version

My Environment:

  • Python version (3.10.6):
  • auto-py-to-exe version (2.23.1):
  • PyInstaller version (5.4.1):
  • Eel version (0.14.0):

Additional context

Test project -> TestIOReport

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created a year ago
  • Comments:7 (3 by maintainers)

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brentvollebregtcommented, Sep 27, 2022

There is a help post that is linked in the README, top of auto-py-to-exe and bottom of auto-py-to-exe after each build. In this post, I discuss The Difference Between One Directory and One File - I highly recommend you give that a read.

I believe you are trying to overwrite a file that is part of the initial bundle and are expecting it to stay modified after each run - this is not how one-file mode works. one-file mode unbundles on each run meaning all modified files within the bundles are reset (more about this in the post).

FrenkyDemacommented, Sep 27, 2022

ok, ok sorry for the inconvenience, now I’ll try

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