py2exe (or other exe builder) on Vista system for Vista/XP install targets.

Michael michael.langford at
Wed Oct 31 19:11:29 CET 2007

Björn, what library files end up being in your dist directory for that
project? Would you mind posting a copy of the output of dir?

I'm curious to see if there is a discrepancy.


On Oct 31, 9:22 am, Bjoern Schliessmann <usenet-
mail-0306.20.chr0n... at> wrote:
> Michael wrote:
> [py2exe on Vista and XP]
> > When I attempt to run, I get "The procedure entry point
> > _except_handler4_common could not be located in the dynamic link
> > library mscvrt.dll."  Apparently vista has one more
> > _except_handler#_common function than XP does.
> Strange -- it works for me. I compile in Vista and deploy in Vista
> and XP (SP2). I'm using Twisted 2.5 and wxWidgets 2.8.
> I'm sorry that I cannot help more. I dropped py2exe recently because
> I had a similar missing symbol problem with a Windows 2000
> computer; so I installed Python and the modules directly on all my
> machines.
> Regards,
> Björn
> --
> BOFH excuse #223:
> The lines are all busy (busied out, that is -- why let them in to
> begin with?).

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