Ctypes Error: Why can't it find the DLL.

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr
Wed Oct 25 01:31:34 CEST 2006


Mudcat a écrit :
> Hi,
> 
> I can't figure out why ctypes won't load the DLL I need to use. I've
> tried everything I can find (and the ctypes website is down at the
> moment). Here's what I've seen so far.
> 
> I've added the file arapi51.dll to the system32 directory.  However
> when I tried to access it I see this:
> 
(snip)
> WindowsError: [Errno 126] The specified module could not be found
> 
> So then I use the find_library function, and it finds it:
(snip)
> At that point I try to use the LoadLibrary function, but it still can't
> find it:
(snip)
> WindowsError: [Errno 126] The specified module could not be found
> 
> What am I doing wrong? I've used ctypes before and not had this
> problem. Before, I've just added the file to the system32 directory and
> not had this problem.

Looks like it could have to do with another dll arapi51.dll depends upon 
that would be missing, cf:
http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Mail/Message/ctypes-users/2593616

HTH



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