py2exe, 2.3 and services (raising flag again)

Thomas Heller theller at
Fri Sep 26 22:09:28 CEST 2003

"Brad Clements" <bkc at> writes:

> Now that Thomas is back from vacation ;-)
> I cannot get the example service to work using Python 2.3 and the latest
> released py2exe (or the cvs version) on Win2k SP3. I can run the sample
> service .py file ok, but once it's inside a py2exe generated exe.. no
> working. The error in the event log is:
> The description for Event ID ( 240 ) in Source ( MyService ) cannot be
> found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or
> message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. The following
> information is part of the event: 1063, The service process could not
> connect to the service controller..

There's a new py2exe version in the works, it is in the CVS sandbox
subdirectory.  If you want it, I can mail you a binary for testing.


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