How to build a Windows service using win32?

Giles Brown giles_brown at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 7 14:01:54 CET 2007


On 7 Mar, 10:25, "Gregor Mosheh" <gre... at hostgis.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to write a Win32 service. The following is straight from Python
> Programming on Win32 and it doesn't work. Is that book out of date; is
> there a new way to do services? I searched Google for hours trying to find
> any other method, and have been beating on this one for 5 more hours.
>
> The present error is:
>
> C:\Tester>python tester.py debug
> Debugging service Tester - press Ctrl+C to stop.
> Error 0xC0000004 - Python could not import the service's module
>
> <type 'exceptions.ImportError'>: No module named service
>
> The code is:
>
> import win32serviceutil, win32service, win32event
>
> class Service(win32serviceutil.ServiceFramework):
>     _svc_name_         = "EDMS-to-CG"
>     _svc_display_name_ = "EDMS-to-CG Syncer"
>     _svc_description_  = "Uploaded the EDMS database to Cartograph"
>
>     def __init__(self, args):
>         win32serviceutil.ServiceFramework.__init__(self, args)
>         self.hWaitStop = win32event.CreateEvent(None, 0, 0, None)
>
>     def SvcStop(self):
>         self.ReportServiceStatus(win32service.SERVICE_STOP_PENDING)
>         win32event.SetEvent(self.hWaitStop)
>
>     def SvcDoRun(self):
>         pausetime = 60 * 1000
>         while True:
>             stopsignal = win32event.WaitForSingleObject(self.hWaitStop,
> pausetime)
>             if stopsignal == win32event.WAIT_OBJECT_0: break
>             self.runOneLoop()
>
>     def runOneLoop(self):
>         import servicemanager
>         servicemanager.LogInfoMsg('Running')
>
> win32serviceutil.HandleCommandLine(Service)

Yeah.  You've cleverly decided to simplify the "smallest possible
python service" by removing the
"""
if __name__ == '__main__':
"""
bit from the script ;)

Try adding it back it.  It worked for me.





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