py2exe icon resource on win98
haim at babysnakes.org
Mon Mar 22 18:27:04 CET 2004
Thomas Heller wrote:
> Haim Ashkenazi <haim at babysnakes.org> writes:
>> I'm trying to build a binary with py2exe. I've used the method suggested
>> in the py2exe wiki about adding icon resources to apps. it build ok on
>> win2k, but when I try to build the same on win98 I get this error:
>> copying C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\run.exe -> C:\My
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "Setup.py", line 13, in ?
>> windows = [
>> File "C:\PYTHON23\lib\distutils\core.py", line 149, in setup
>> File "C:\PYTHON23\lib\distutils\dist.py", line 907, in run_commands
>> File "C:\PYTHON23\lib\distutils\dist.py", line 927, in run_command
>> File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 197, in
>> self.create_binaries(py_files, extensions, dlls)
>> File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 391, in
>> arcname, target.script)
>> File "C:\Python23\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 577, in
>> add_icon(unicode(exe_path), unicode(ico_filename), ico_id)
>> RuntimeError: MapExistingFile: The handle is invalid
>> I've attached my "setup.py".
>> anyone has any ideas?
> I assume you have unicows.dll installed (this is required on win98), as
> described in the py2exe webpage.
of course :)
> The build process on win98 is not tested very good, maybe I overlooked
> something. Can you build your exe when you comment out all the icon
yes. without a problem. it's win98 first edition without any updates
(internet explorer 4).
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