Windows 32 service problem (ImportError)

Laszlo Zsolt Nagy gandalf at geochemsource.com
Mon Aug 15 14:39:41 CEST 2005


  Hi All!

I have a running service (a small web server) implemented in python, 
running as a win32 service. I wrote another program that is very similar 
to the web server but I cannot start the service. From the event log, I 
can read this traceback:

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Python could not import the service's module
  File "T:\Python\Projects\NamedConnector\Service.py", line 17, in ?
    from Processor import *
  File "c:\Python\Projects\NamedConnector\Processor.py", line 35, in ?
    from mess import MessageSocket
  File "T:\Python\Lib\mess\MessageSocket.py", line 31, in ?
    import zlib
exceptions.ImportError: dynamic module does not define init function 
(initzlib)
-------------

Facts:

1. I'm using the same module (MessageSocket) for my web server
2. The web server runs fine as a service

Where is the problem? Please help.

   Les




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