[python-win32] servicemanager.pyd still in use after servicetermination

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Wed Dec 1 22:42:10 CET 2004

> I noticed that every so often running the installer over an existing
> installation would complain about servicemanager.pyd being 
> still in use.
> This is despite the installer running 'net stop MyService' and
> 'MyService.exe -remove' before copying files.

Note that you will see this behaviour if the event-viewer application is
open.  This is because that application loads the DLLs to extract the
messages.  I've never seen this happen in any situation other than this.

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