ctypes error on Windows

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Sep 5 08:47:05 CEST 2008

Fredrik Lundh wrote:

>> I do have the tidy.dll installed (if I didn't, I couldn't even import 
>> the tidy module).
> typing the following into the Python interpreter might give you some 
> more clues:
>     >>> import _tidy
>     >>> _tidy.__file__
>     >>> dir(_tidy)

or not, since ctypes is involved.

have you checked for multiple copies of tidy.dll?

if you have MSVC on your machine, try using "dumpbin /exports" on the 
DLL to check that it really exports the symbols the binding expects.


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