[spambayes-dev] Problem with 1.0a9 Windows installer?

Tony Meyer tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Tue Feb 17 21:28:11 EST 2004

> OK, I've taken a look and it appears that registering
> the addin using the outlook_addin_register executable
> during install does two things differently than
> registering the addin DLL directly with regsvr32:
> * outlook_addin_register sets the DLL path in InprocServer32
> to "pythoncom23.dll", while regsvr32 sets it to
> "<installation_path>\bin\outlook_addin.dll"

Did you ever figure out what was causing this?  I have an Excel plug-in that
uses the same registration trickery as the Outlook plug-in's addin.py (guess
where the code came from <wink>), and I ran into this problem today; i.e.
pythoncom23.dll was the DLL path, rather than my excel_addin.dll.  Weirdly,
it was working before this, and I can't think of what code I changed that
could effect this.

In any case (and to bring it back to spambayes <wink>), I put a
"pythoncom.frozen = True" line in after the "sys.frozendllhandle = ..." line
(at the end of addin.py), and that fixed it.  I presume that would fix it
for you, too.  I'm not sure why pythoncom.frozen wasn't already True,
though, since it was running in a binary (py2exe 0.5.0, win32 200).  Maybe
Mark knows :)

=Tony Meyer

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