[python-win32] Re: standalone COM server question

Peter Schay pschay@pobox.com
Tue, 11 Mar 2003 10:50:25 -0800 (PST)

I copied PythonCOM22.dll into the mcmillan-generated
distribution folder for my COM server and all's well


--- Peter Schay <pschay@pobox.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>   I'm trying to use the mcmillan installer to
> distribute a windows COM server.  I can get a
> regular
> program to work but not the COM server.  Something
> is
> not right; I'd be most grateful for suggestions.
>   After running MakeCOMServer.py and Build.py, the
> resulting exe file can show signs of life by popping
> up a win32ui.MessageBox when I run it on my dev
> system
> (which has python installed).  However; when I run
> it
> on a freshly installed Win2KPro system (with all the
> latest updates but nothing more), nothing happens!
>   If I install Python, still nothing happens.  Once
> I
> install win32all, the program works (i.e. it pops up
> a
> dialog box).  What does win32all add to the system
> to
> make this work?  Is it possible for me to distribute
> this COM server without requiring target systems to
> have Python and win32all?
>   The following trivial, non-comserver program works
> just fine from the mcmillan installer distribution
> on
> the freshly-installed Win2KPro system:
> import win32ui
> win32ui.MessageBox("hello")
> Thanks,
> Pete