Unresolved symbols in MSVCRT.DLL when running a py2exe packag ed program.

Rolander, Dan Dan.Rolander at marriott.com
Fri Mar 2 14:15:44 CET 2001


I agree with Robin and Gordon's assessment. It's risky at best to distribute
system dll's with your application, and impossible to upgrade system dll's
on Win2K because of system file protection.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas Heller [mailto:thomas.heller at ion-tof.com]
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 8:03 AM
To: python-list at python.org
Subject: Re: Unresolved symbols in MSVCRT.DLL when running a py2exe
packaged program.


Here is a comment about a similar problem in
another py2exe-packed application, which
I received from Jeff Kunce:

>>I just tried runing a py2exe-packaged application on an older NT machine,
and
>>it choked with an "Entry Point Not Found" error on MSVCRT.dll
>
>Well, I played with it some more and got it to work.
>
>I simply excluded all the DLLs that are normally found in NTs system32
>directory (MPR.dll, MSVCIRT.dll, MSVCRT.dll, NETAPI32.dll, NETRAP.dll,
>SAMLIB.dll) - and it works now on the older machine.
>
>It looks like there is no easy "good" solution to this problem. Here's a
>comment by Gordon McMillan on the topic:
>  http://www.wxpython.org/archive/2000-June/002469.html

Thomas


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