[Tutor] Win32 extensions

Spencer Parker inthefridge at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 07:31:16 CEST 2008

That was what I was afraid of...I might have to go the virtualization route
instead.  PXE = pre-execution environment

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com>wrote:

> "Spencer Parker" <inthefridge at gmail.com> wrote
>  2003.  I was wondering if it is possible to create a script on a linux
>> machine and use the Win32 extensions...since I need those to
>> use WMI python module as well.  Is this actually possible?
> Yes if you spend a lot of money.
> You can buy a set of libraries from a comany called Bristol
> Technology (I think, it's over 8 years since I used it!) that allows
> you to build Windows software on a Unix box. A bit like cygwin
> in reverse! Some Microsoft developers actually used it during the
> development of the first version of Windows NT I believe!
> However a more practical route is probably to just install
> VMWare (or similar virtualisation software) and a cheap copy
> of Windows XP Pro/Home.
>  I am deploying Windows Servers from behind
>> a linux PXE.
> PXE?
> HTH,
> Alan G.
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