[python-win32] Win32api install problem

Mark Hammond skippy.hammond at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 12:15:04 CEST 2012

On 30/04/2012 5:56 PM, Tim Golden wrote:
> On 30/04/2012 08:50, Mark Hammond wrote:
>> On 30/04/2012 5:42 PM, Tim Golden wrote:
>>> (I was just about to get in touch with Mark H and offer a patch but
>>> I won't have time to do the mechanics until this afternoon at the
>>> earliest...)
>> Thanks for the clue - I just updated Python 2.7 from hg, verified the
>> bug and also verified your fix seems to work.  I've checked it in and
>> pushed it.
> Thanks for the quick turnaround. FWIW there appear to be other issues
> against Python trunk due to the *very* recent importlib changes. Before
> I dive in: are you able to build & install against Python's hg tip?

Haven't tried - I just tried the 2.7 branch.

> I was getting an importlib error when trying to import pywintypes.
> I'll try to get a build environment up here (at work) to make sure
> I can reproduce.

Hrmph - I'm not that surprised about that actually; pywintypes.py 
already is a hack built on a hack - hopefully it should turn out to be 
fairly shallow - but I might not get to it for a few days...




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