[python-win32] Extending Vista/Windows7 with Python
StormDragoness at stormweyr.dk
Fri Nov 6 01:41:04 CET 2009
Tim Roberts wrote:
> Stormy wrote:
>> I am trying to implement IPropertyStore in a python component, and run
>> into a few problems.
>> HRESULT GetValue(
>> REFPROPERTYKEY /key/,
>> PROPVARIANT */pv/
>> The GetValue method passes a pointer in the form of an integer to
>> python instead of a key.
> Correct. REFPROPERTYKEY is a pointer to the key. You will probably
> have to use something like ctypes to dereference the pointer and fetch
> the actual key.
Found I needed an update to my python distribution for ctypes to load
Ok, I've constructed the PROPERTYKEY structure using ctypes, and I am
now successfully fetching sensible data from this pointer
>> And secondly the return value never makes it back to windows either.
> What are you actually returning?
I am trying to return a string, however I am not sure if there is
automatic wrapping of this in a PROPVARIANT as this is the expected
The python version of GetValue only accepts the key as an argument.,
I am unsure how to proceed.
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