Can't import Stackless in Pythonwin

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Fri Sep 21 04:57:44 CEST 2007


archaegeo at gmail.com wrote:
...

> But for pythonwin i get
>>>> import sys
>>>> print sys.version
> 2.5 (r25:51908, Sep 19 2006, 09:52:17) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
>>>> print sys.executable
> C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pythonwinPythonwin.exe
> 
> So does this mean stackless is not usable with pythonwin?

Your python<version>.dll needs to live in your <windows>\system32
directory (or in the current directory if you are running
  stackless temporarily).

If things are set up properly, you will
be able to import stackless from PythonWin.

Be aware of Stackless not being very stable on PythonWin, cause
it creates a new interpreter state after every input.
It works to some extent, but I did not test this for a longer time.
Also, it is quite likely that the debugger gets confused by tasklet
switching.

It seems to work pretty stable with wxpython and Boa constructor.
wxpython has a few problems, too, but they are easy to work around.
Contact me privately or on the stackless list if you need support.

> Also, is pythonwin needed for the win32 extensions and mfc?

yes.

cheers - chris
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