calldll

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Jun 4 08:44:04 CEST 2003


Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> writes:

> Vincent L wrote:
> > 
> > I'm searching for the python binary module "calldll.pyd" for python
> > 2.3 (for Win32 platform)? (and the file npstruct.pyd)
> > 
> > Where I can find this file?
> 
> I believe the best answer might be "use ctypes instead".
> 
> You probably found this: http://www.nightmare.com/software.html
> from which you can infer that calldll is not supported any more.
> (I'm not sure that's the case... and of course the source is
> available so you could presumably make it run under Python 2.3
> yourself.)
> 
> On the other hand, http://starship.python.net/crew/theller/ctypes/
> is the place to go for something that appears to be supported,
> although depending on your needs it may not be quite mature enough
> yet.  It has been described as "experimental" in the past, although
> that label seems to have been removed from the web page...  

I don't label it experimental anymore.  It's a solid module in the sense
that it works and has been from the beginning.

Thomas




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