Win32 Debug API

Mark Hammond MarkH at
Sun Jun 3 01:19:04 EDT 2001

Tim Roberts wrote:

> The Win32 debugging API is not all that complicated.  Has anyone created a
> Python wrapper for the APIs like WaitForDebugEvent, ContinueDebugEvent,
> DebugActiveProcess, and the symbol manipulation tools in IMAGEHLP.DLL?

Not that I am aware of.

> Barring that, I assume there are several automated tools for creating Win32
> API/DLL wrappers.  Suggestions?

I would suggest you look at SWIG, and the .i files used in my Win32 
extensions.  The extensions themselves provide some good sample code.

All this, including the version of SWIG I use can be found via


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