PythonWin crash - works only once after installation

Ze'ev zeevb.public at
Sun Jun 17 11:01:34 CEST 2007

On Jun 15, 2:19 pm, Ze'ev < at> wrote:
> Hi,
>   I've installed Python 2.5 and PythonWin (pywin32-210.win32-py2.5) on
> my new XP machine. The first time I run PythonWin after installation
> it runs normally but if I close it and try to run it again it crashes
> ("PyWin32 has encountered a problem and needs to close") every time.
> If I re-install it then it will run once more but subsequent runs
> fail.
> I've installed and ran this before (on my old machine and at work) and
> it runs ok.
> Any clues?
> Thanks,
> Ze'ev

I found a workaround but this is still a mystery - if I delete the.pyc
files in site-packages/pythonwin/pywin/ then I can run Pythonwin again
(otherwise it crashes upon starting up).


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