pywin32 support for CreateTypeLib2

Roger Upole rupole at
Wed Jun 9 05:16:07 CEST 2004

Since you already have working code, the best bet would be
to submit a patch to the Pywin32 project on Sourceforge.
It would probably go over better as an addition rather than a
replacement so it doesn't break any working code.

"Philip Rittenhouse" <phil2 at> wrote in message
news:MPG.1b2fbaf892ad01d8989680 at
> I was just wondering if there are any plans to support the
> CreateTypeLib2 API either instead of, or in addition to, the
> CreateTypeLib API.
> I am currently using pythoncom to generate type libraries, but
> I ran into an issue supporting optional parameters.   After a
> lot of digging I discovered that the old CreateTypeLib API doesn't
> support them.   I have currently built a custom version of pywin32
> that uses the new CreateTypeLib2 API, and everything works great.
> I'm hoping that the CreateTypeLib2 support can be added to the
> official release.
> Thanks,
> Phil

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