Determine a NT service's executable name ?

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Tue Jun 24 16:56:59 CEST 2003


"Harald Schneider" <h_schneider at marketmix.com> writes:

> Hi,
>
> is there a possibility how to determine a services executable file name (and
> path) from within the service itself ?
>
> I need to create multiple services of the same application. The app needs to
> read a config file, which name depends on the name of the application's
> executable itself. So hardcoding it in the registry is no solution ...

sys.executable (although you should make sure that this returns the
right thing in the py2exe'd file)

win32api.GetModuleFileName(0)

Thomas




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