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Re: Installing python's pypiwin32
- From: Ray Donnelly <mingw dot android at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com, dap1 at bellsouth dot net
- Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2016 12:05:07 +0100
- Subject: Re: Installing python's pypiwin32
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Yes, you can use the ctypes module  for this sort of thing:
.. but I think the ctypes module on Cygwin's Pythons should support
the windll stuff out of the box and it doesn't seem to, then you could
just do ctypes.windll.user32.MessageBoxW(...) instead.
On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 11:40 AM, Dennis Putnam <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 4/4/2016 5:53 AM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
>> On 04/04/2016 11:28, Dennis Putnam wrote:
>>> I'm trying to install pypiwin32 and have hit a stone wall. That module
>>> wants _winreg so I installed cygwinreg. However, I cannot find a way to
>>> tell pip to use cygwinreg rather than _winreg. Is there a way to alias
>>> or some way to get pip to use the right module? TIA.
>> I doubt the package is cygwin compatible
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> If that is the case then is there another way to open message boxes
> without running Xwin?
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