Restart a Python COM Server

m.errami at m.errami at
Thu Oct 19 04:01:23 CEST 2006

I kind of get the idea. But how do I do that? Anyway, it is more for
development reason than anything else. It's not that big of a deal. But
still it would be nice to have a solution...

Thanx again

olsongt at wrote:
> m.errami at wrote:
> > Hello all.
> > I am desperately in need for you help guys. Here is the story:
> > 1- I have created a small simple COM serve with python (along the lines
> > read in Win32 Programming with python).
> > 2- If I start the server and call a function from VBE everything works
> > fine
> > 3- I then want to modify the function in the python COM server
> > 4- I unregister the server and register it again hoping the changes
> > will take effect
> > 5- I make call to the function from VBE but the it seems that VBE
> > doesn't reload/refresh the reference to the server.
> > So I do I get VBE to point to the last version of the server? If I
> > close VBE and reload it then it works. But I think there is probably a
> > smarter way. Please, tell me there is!
> > Few posts deal with the issue, but so far I couldn't find anything
> > about it...
> >
> > Thanx all
> > M.E
> I don't know how well this works for python-based COM components, but
> the general fix is to setup a Component Services package.  This creates
> a proxy component which can be independently killed from the Component
> Services management console.

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