[python-win32] Re: py2exe and services
theller at python.net
Thu Apr 17 14:28:13 EDT 2003
"Larry Bates" <lbates at syscononline.com> writes:
> Does anyone know of a way to install py2exe services and have
> them start automatically (e.g. like the --start auto install
> option you can use on regular Python services). I want my
> services to restart if the server gets rebooted and would prefer
> not to be forced to manually modify the service through services
> manager control panel applet). Seems that py2exe doesn't have
> many of the options found on command line for regular Python
> services. I also seem to be forced into using NET START/STOP to
> start py2exe services because the .EXE can't seem to start
> itself. If I execute it stand alone I get:
> syncusersservice.exe - Python Service Manager
> -install - Install this service.
> -remove - Remove this service.
> -debug [parms] - debug the service.
> Starting service - this may take several seconds - please wait...
> Could not start the service - error 997
> I'm hoping someone out there has already encountered/solved this
I did only provide the absolute minimum needed (install and remove a
service), because this is all implemented in C (and actually copied from
the win32all sources).
The rest can be configured from the control panel services applet.
Better than to reimplement in C the functionality which is already in
win32serviceutil.py would be to change the C code to call win32serviceutil.
But I have no time currently for py2exe, unfortunately.
Another great idea would be to rewrite PythonService.cpp with ctypes.
This would even make the special casing for services in py2exe
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