win32com and Python2.4: Interpreter crashing!

Roger Upole rupole at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 7 22:20:11 CET 2005


There's a bug in the tokenizer that's triggered by the long
lines generated by makepy.  See
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1085454&group_id=78018&atid=551954
and
www.python.org/sf/1089395

          Roger


"Tim N. van der Leeuw" <tim.leeuwvander at nl.unisys.com> wrote in message 
news:1110193192.071711.271370 at g14g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> Hi,
>
> When trying to use win32com functionality with Python2.4, the
> interpreter often crashes!
>
> I don't know if it's a known problem already that will be fixed in an
> upcoming Python2.4.1 version.
>
> Basically, the problem is:
> makepy.py generates a (large, nearly 2mb) Python file for use with COM
> interfaces of an MS Excel. Generating the file seems to work fine.
> However, when trying to import this file, the interpreter crashes
> trying to compile it into a .pyc file.
>
> The same file gives no such problems with Python 2.3.5.
>
> I first just used makepy.py with Python2.4, but it crashed after
> generating a large Python file.
>
> Then I created the file using python2.3.5, and copied it to my
> python2.4 installation, and that crashes python2.4 when importing it.
>
>
> So as I said before: is this a known problem already fixed for the next
> release, or should I collect crash-information for this problem?
>
>
> cheers,
>
> --Tim
> 




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