pywin32 support for CreateTypeLib2

Roger Upole rupole at
Fri Jun 11 03:00:16 CEST 2004

For some reason, the name of lib file that comes with the
active debugging kit has changed.  I had to modify the
project options for library files and replace msdbg.lib with ad1.lib.


"Philip Rittenhouse" <phil at> wrote in message
news:MPG.1b32453db7a2f6f7989681 at
> In article <mailman.742.1086766857.6949.python-list at>,
> theller at says...
> >
> > As Roger already said, upload a patch to the pywin32 project.
> Will do.   I'll rewrite my changes to add CreateTypeLib2 support
> rather than replace CreateTypeLib, and then upload it.
> I have a build question that I hope you can answer though:
>  My build works fine except that the axdebug module is not built.
>  It looks like it wants msdbg.lib, but I don't know where to get
>  this file.  Any suggestions?
> >
> > OTOH, it should (hopefully!) been easier to do it with ctypes - I assume
> > creating typelibs isn't that performance critical.  Currently
> > can use but not create typelibs: creates ctypes Python
> > wrappers from type libraries - my plan it to also create typelibs from
> > the Python wrappers.
> I did look at ctypes for my project (generating COM servers)
> but it didn't seem to be quite ready to do everything I needed.
> The pythoncom stuff seemed to be more stable too.
> Thanks!
> Phil

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