Events in win32com
MarkH at ActiveState.com
Fri Dec 22 03:57:50 CET 2000
Alex Martelli wrote:
> Yes, but -- how does this play with the bForDemand flag, which
> is really a must when the module is as huge as MSHTML...?
Hrm. Good question.
> Sure, once I managed to somehow grab the right module it's very
> easy; but I think I've not yet grasped how to do that grabbing
> in the current 'bForDemand' architecture (indispensable for
> really huge type libraries, of course). For example, consider
> the following attempt:
with bForDemand, there are 2 distinct steps - getting the module and
getting the class. You are correct that the code I outlined wont work
The module is _always_ created at makepy time, and references to all
subordinate items created at that time.
> But how do I instantiate and call genpy.Generator, or arrange for
> it to be instantiated and called, to ensure the HTMLDocumentEvents2.py
> gets built in the bForDemand setting...? Is there a canonical/
> recommended way...?
gencache.GetClassForProgID() and GetClassForCLSIDID - however, the
"EnsureModule" will already need to have been run. There is no
I would be more than happy for us to step back and look at the
makepy/gencache exposed API - I agree it sucks, as it "just grew" and
was really never designed for direct use by client code - it just
happened that way.
I would be happy for discussion either here, or on the Python COM
developers list at
http://mailman.pythonpros.com/mailman/listinfo/pycom-dev - that is very
quiet tho - not much COM work is going on at the moment.
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