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Author zhirsch
Recipients aheider, christian.heimes, koen, loewis, mhammond, zhirsch
Date 2009-01-19.07:57:25
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Without msvc9compiler_stripruntimes.diff, or a patch like it, it doesn't
seem possible to use pywin32 (or other binary extensions) with
Python-2.6+ installed "just for me" (i.e., without the VC90 runtime
installed globally).

Using the python-2.6.1 MSI installed "just for me" and the pywin32-212
installer, I get the following error when trying to import win32api:

    Python 2.6.1 (r261:67517, Dec  4 2008, 16:51:00) [MSC v.1500 32 bit
(Intel)] on win32
    Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
    >>> import win32api
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
    ImportError: DLL load failed: This application has failed to start
because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the
application may fix this problem.

Removing the manifest from all the .pyd files installed by pywin32
allows me to import win32api without issue.
Date User Action Args
2009-01-19 07:57:29zhirschsetrecipients: + zhirsch, loewis, mhammond, christian.heimes, koen, aheider
2009-01-19 07:57:28zhirschsetmessageid: <>
2009-01-19 07:57:27zhirschlinkissue4120 messages
2009-01-19 07:57:26zhirschcreate