Close program built with py2exe

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Sun Nov 12 13:50:18 CET 2006

Steve Ingram wrote:

> I've got a problem with a program I've written and want to distribute. It
> uses a wxPython dialog and I've built a distribution version with py2exe.
> Problem is when I run the .exe under windows I can only stop the program
> completely using the task manager. When I close the dialog and check the
> task manager, there is still a running process. I think this is probably
> the python interpreter that is still running.
> Can't find any help anywhere, does anyone know how to get the dialog to
> kill the process properly??

have you checked if any exceptions occur during application shutdown?

it could be that the GUI toolkit manages to remove all windows, but that 
something goes wrong at the application level before the GUI gets around 
to shut down the message loop.


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