Help needed with Windows Service in Python
hobson42 at gmaiil.com
Thu Sep 2 21:38:35 CEST 2010
On 02/09/2010 20:06, Edward Kozlowski wrote:
> On Sep 2, 10:22 am, Ian Hobson<i... at ianhobson.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am attempting to create a Windows Service in Python.
>> I have the framework (from Mark Hammond and Andy Robinason's book)
>> running - see below. It starts fine - but it will not stop. :(
>> net stop "Python Service"
>> and using the services GUI both leave the services showing it as "stopping"
>> I guess this means SvcStop is called but it is not enough to get it out
>> of the machine.
>> Does anyone know why not?
>> Python 2.7 with win32 extensions, sunning on Windows 7.
>> Many thanks
>> the (complete) source code is
>> #!/usr/bin/env python
>> # coding=utf8
>> # service.py = testing services and Named pipes
>> import win32serviceutil
>> import win32service
>> import win32event
>> class PythonService(win32serviceutil.ServiceFramework):
>> _svc_name_ = "Python Service"
>> _svc_display_name_ = "Test Service in Python"
>> def __init__(self, args):
>> self.hWaitStop = win32event.CreateEvent(None,0,0,None)
>> def SvcStop(self):
>> def SvcDoRun(self):
>> if __name__ == '__main__':
> Looks to me like there may be a typo in your code.
> You probably meant win32event.SetEvent(self.hWaitStop), not
> -Edward Kozlowski
A huge big thank you Edward. That was the problem.
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