Windows service in production?

alex23 wuwei23 at
Tue Aug 16 04:08:33 EDT 2011

snorble <snor... at> wrote:
> If using Visual Studio and C# is the more reliable way, then I'll go
> that route. I love Python, but everything I read about Python services
> seems to have workarounds ahoy for various situations (or maybe that's
> just Windows services in general?).

What workarounds do you mean? Every example I've ever seen makes
direct use of the Windows modules for Python.

> And there seem to be multiple
> layers of workarounds, since it takes py2exe (or similar) and there
> are numerous workarounds required there, depending on which libraries
> and functionality are being used.

What about existing code recipes which were featured in the Python

Not a hint of pyexe or weird hackery.

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