COM makepy problem

James Kew james.kew at
Thu Aug 4 08:58:27 CEST 2005

"Alexander Eisenhuth" <newsuser at> wrote in message 
news:dcqj38$abr$1 at
> ActivePython 2.4.1
> Windows XP
> I write a COM Server in VC++ 6.0 using ATL. So far so good. While I 
> develop I got sometimes strange behaviour with makepy utility. Today 
> again. :-(
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax

I've had the same problems; this pywin32 bug describes it:

I've found no way to avoid it except by downgrading to Python 2.4.


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