pywin32 com server "cash" question

Philippe C. Martin philippe at philippecmartin.com
Tue Jul 12 19:46:49 CEST 2005


Sorry: "Cache", not "Cash"



Philippe C. Martin wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I just got the pywin32 "hello world" COM server to install and I did
> manage to use it from VB 6.0.
> 
> However, there are some glitches I do not comprehend:
> 
> 1) at one point I got a python runtime error telling me the
> "testcomserver" was not found - I got rid of that problem by deleteting
> the appropriate (I hope) registry and reregistering the server
> 
> 2) If I change the source of the server
> from:
> return "Hello" + ....
> to:
> return "Hello my friend " + ....
> 
> 
> I still get "Hello BINGO" only in my VB message box. this even if I try to
> re-register (which does not seem necessary) the server.
> 
> 
> Q.1) What could that error have meant ?
> Q.2) is there a way to "flush" whatever so my new code "Hello my friend"
> shows up ?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> The VB looks like this:
> 
> Private Sub Command1_Click()
>   Dim shdemo = CreateObject("Python.TestServer")
>   MsgBox (shdemo.Hello("BINGO"))
> End Sub
> 
> The Python server :
> 
> class HelloWorld:
>     
>     _reg_clsid_ = "{7CC9F362-486D-11D1-BB48-0000E838A65F}"
>     _reg_desc_ = "Python Test COM Server"
>     _reg_progid_ = "Python.TestServer"
>     _public_methods_ = ['Hello']
>     _public_attrs_ = ['softspace', 'noCalls']
>     _readonly_attrs_ = ['noCalls']
>     #_reg_class_spec_ = "testcomserver.HelloWorld"
>     
>     def __init__(self):
> 
>         self.softspace = 1
>         
>         self.noCalls = 0
>     
>     def Hello(self, who):
> 
>         self.noCalls = self.noCalls + 1
> 
>         # insert "softspace" number of spaces
> 
>         return "Hello My Friend " + " " * self.softspace + str(who)
> 
> if __name__=='__main__':
>     # ni only for 1.4!
>     import  win32com.server.register
>     win32com.server.register.UseCommandLine(HelloWorld)
>     import pythoncom
>     print pythoncom.CreateGuid()
> 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Philippe




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