Py2Exe and Outlook (array bounds change!?)

Thomas Heller theller at
Tue Jan 13 19:38:27 CET 2004

hlubocky at (Brian Hlubocky) writes:

> This one is really puzzling me. I am not that familiar with COM or
> py2exe, but I have tested this a fair amount and am pretty sure of
> what I am about to explain. The MSDN website says that the item list
> in Outlook has array bounds from 1 to length. Using this information,
> I wrote a program that adds contacts to outlook using an external
> database. When I went to try this out with py2exe however, I got an
> exception.
> What I found out is that when using py2exe, the bounds on the items
> list changes from 1 to len, to 0 to len-1. Does anyone have any idea
> why this might be? It seems goofy that this would happen. Testing is
> on the developer machine, so I don't think different dlls could be the
> problem. Thanks!

Just a wild idea: can it be that you're using makepy generated modules
in the script, and late bould com in the py2exe'd file?


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