py2exe Error creating NT Service

Harald Schneider h_schneider at
Fri Sep 27 07:20:54 EDT 2002


got an error with py2exe when trying to create a Win32 service:

changing back to 'C:\WORK\Software\Python\xqmagent'
creating dist\xqmagentwin\xqmagentwin.exe
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\WORK\Software\Python\xqmagent\", line 10, in ?
  File "C:\usr\python\lib\distutils\", line 138, in setup
  File "C:\usr\python\lib\distutils\", line 899, in run_commands
  File "C:\usr\python\lib\distutils\", line 919, in run_command
  File "C:\usr\python\py2exe\", line 626, in run
    self.create_exe(exe_name, arcname, use_runw)
  File "C:\usr\python\py2exe\", line 823, in create_exe
    svc_name, svc_display_name, svc_deps = self.get_service_names()
  File "C:\usr\python\py2exe\", line 898, in get_service_names
    exec compile(open(self.script).read(), self.script, "exec") in
  File "<string>", line 101

SyntaxError: invalid syntax

The py2exe service sample compiles perfect on my machine, but this script
here does not. There are no differences in the class derived from the
service framework.

Any ideas?

All the best,

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