Accessing python from a network share in windows 7

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Fri Jan 8 00:51:50 CET 2010


aj wrote:
> I access python from a network share. This works fine on XP but on
> windows 7 it throws the following error:
> 
> Python 2.6.1 (r261:67517, Dec  4 2008, 16:51:00) [MSC v.1500 32 bit
> (Intel)] on
> win32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> import random
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "t:\win32\python-2.6.1\lib\random.py", line 871, in <module>
>     _inst = Random()
>   File "t:\win32\python-2.6.1\lib\random.py", line 96, in __init__
>     self.seed(x)
>   File "t:\win32\python-2.6.1\lib\random.py", line 110, in seed
>     a = long(_hexlify(_urandom(16)), 16)
> WindowsError: [Error 127] The specified procedure could not be found
> 
> Is there some security policy that I need to enable/disable to use
> python from a network on windows 7?

Is it a problem with the share or with Windows 7? Does it work with
Windows 7 when running a local copy of Python?



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