unable to register PythonService.exe

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Fri Jan 9 13:37:09 CET 2004

prof_888 at hotmail.com (ChrisD) writes:

> I'm running Python 2.3.3 with Win32 extensions win32all-163.  I'm
> working through Chapter 18 of Mark Hammond's excellent "Python
> Programming on Win32".  On page 350 the simple NT service example
> requires that the PythonService.exe program be registered.  However,
> when I attempt it I get this error:
> ---------------------------------
> C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\win32>PythonService /register
> Registering the Python Service Manager...
> Fatal Python error: PyThreadState_Get: no current thread
> abnormal program termination
> ---------------------------------
> Any thoughts on how I can fix this problem?

Looks like a bug to me, it behaves the same for me.

OTOH, it seems that it's not required to do this registration since the
sample PythonTestService.py works fine for me.


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