[python-win32] Seven 64bits and system32/syswow64 paths
le.dahut at laposte.net
Fri Mar 2 13:42:33 CET 2012
Sorry, I thought it was related to python but actually not :
On 03/02/2012 11:38, le dahut wrote :
> On a Windows Seven 64bits host with 32bits version of python installed.
> In a MSDOS prompt I run :
> nbtstat -R
> command runs well.
> In a python prompt I run :
> import os
> os.system('nbtstat -R')
> I get :
> "nbtstat is not recognized as an internal or external command"
> Using explorer I've found "nbtstat.exe" in C:\Windows\System32.
> In a MSDOS prompt :
> dir C:\Windows\System32\nbtstat.exe
> finds the file.
> In a python prompt :
> os.system('dir C:\\Windows\\System32\\nbtstat.exe')
> returns "File not found".
> It seems that :
> * in MSDOS prompt C:\Ẁindows\System32 and C:\Ẁindows\SysWOW64 are two
> separate dirs with different content
> * in a python prompt C:\Ẁindows\System32 = C:\Ẁindows\SysWOW64 (same
> Any idea ?
> I want an .exe that runs on both 32 and 64 bits systems. I don't want to
> build separate exes. That's why I work with 32bits version of python on
> a 64bits host.
> If someone has any comment about this, he's welcome.
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