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Re: ImportError: DLL load failed

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Tony May wrote:
I'm having trouble importing when I run in Python. The hello world program
passes the test during the bjam build but gives an error about loading
the dll
when I import from a python script.

first the test from running bjam.
...patience...
...found 1915 targets...
...using 1 temp target...
...updating 2 targets...
...using <pbin\msvc-8.0express\debug
\threading-multi>hello_ext.pyd...

capture-output bin\hello.test\msvc-8.0express\debug\threading-multi\hello
1 file(s) copied.
**passed** bin\hello.test\msvc-8.0express\debug\threading-multi\hello.test
...updated 2 targets...

then trying to run the script from python
I copied the pyd file and the rest of the output dir to c:\python25\dlls

C:\Program Files\boost\boost_1_35_0\libs\python\example\tutor ial>python
hello.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "hello.py", line 6, in <module>
import hello_ext
ImportError: DLL load failed: This application has failed to start
because the a
pplication configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application may
fix this
problem.
The DLL that's actually being imported by your script is not a Python
extension module, as the modules initialisation function can't be found.

Use the -v option on the Python command line to identify which DLL is
actually being imported. You can then decide to move/rename.delete it or
your own module as best fits your circumstances.

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Jun 28 '08 #1
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