[python-win32] Unable to install PyWin32 with Python 2.6.2

Chris Kaynor ckaynor at zindagigames.com
Wed Jul 8 18:08:50 CEST 2009


This issue was resolved with the release of PyWin32 version 214.

Chris

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:17 AM, Chris Kaynor<ckaynor at zindagigames.com> wrote:
> I have an install of Python 2.6.2 and am trying to get a copy of
> PyWin32 (version 213) installed under the site-packages folder. The
> install process always gives the following error:
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<string>", line 601, in <module>
>   File "<string>", line 311, in install
>   File "<string>", line 149, in LoadSystemModule
> ImportError: DLL load failed: This application has failed to start
> because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the
> application may fix this problem.
>
> during the post install scripts. Effectively the same error also
> occurs if I just ignore the installer's error and attempt to import
> PyWin32.
>
> After digging around, I suspect the problem may be related to the
> manifest files embedded into the pyd files, however I have not been
> able to find out what the proper manifest files should be (this is
> related to issue 4566 for Python).
>
>
>
>
> In addition, I have tried to compile from source, and have
> consistently received the error:
>
> error: Unable to find vcvarsall.bat
>
> despite adding the path to this file to the path, and running it from
> within the same command prompt. This occurs when I run the command
>
> python setup.py -q build
>
> as well as, just to test it, replacing the build with install. Various
> Google searches have turned up nothing related to PyWin32, and little
> else besides. Searching the files included with the PyWin32 213 source
> release turns up no instances of this file being used.
>
>
>
> Any help on getting either of these issues resolved is appreciated.
>



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Chris


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