Py2exe for 2.3 also copies python22.dll

Thomas Heller theller at
Tue Aug 19 22:00:41 CEST 2003

"Brad Clements" <bkc at> writes:

> "Thomas Heller" <theller at> wrote in message
> news:oeymloja.fsf at

>> Due to a bug, the run_svc.exe distributed with py2exe for Python 2.3
>> is linked with pywintypes22.dll instead of pywintypes23.dll.
>> Rebuilding py2exe from source should help (currently I have no time
>> to do it myself).
> Great, I expect that answers my other post about 'can't connect to
> service controller' as well.
> are the win32 sources still required to rebuild run_svc?

Yes. It has also been suggested by Keith Metcalf to open run_svc.exe
with a hex-editor and change the 'pywintypes22.dll' string into


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