[PythonCE] Problem with ctypes

Luke Dunstan coder_infidel at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 24 10:20:13 CEST 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tod Haren" <ke7fxl at gmail.com>
To: <pythonce at python.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2006 11:07 AM
Subject: [PythonCE] Problem with ctypes

> The wince files on the ctypes sourceforge project site don't work for
> me.  import ctypes was resulting in "import error: dll load failed".
> I claimed to be unable to locate _ctypes.pyd even though it was
> present and in sys.path.  I tried both and with no
> luck, I tried different paths and configurations too.

What was the name of the file you downloaded from the ctypes project? Are 
you sure it wasn't for Python 2.3?


> I finally checked the the pythonce project and downloaded the
> files from there.  They worked like a charm and now I'm up and running
> ctypes again.
> I have Python 2.4.3 running on a Dell Axim X5 with PPC 2003, installed
> to the SD Card.
> Has anyone else had similar problems?
> Tod

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