ok thank you.
 
how do I access the list of dlls?
 
thanks,
Jeff

--- On Thu, 2/11/10, Mark Hammond <skippy.hammond@gmail.com> wrote:

From: Mark Hammond <skippy.hammond@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Py2exe-users] compiling on vista
To: "Jeff Peery" <jeffpeery@yahoo.com>
Cc: py2exe-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2010, 8:36 PM

Check the list of DLLs py2exe wants to include with you app, and make sure you understand why each of them are there.  IIRC, when building on vista it may include powrprof.dll from Vista which fails to load (and this happens even if you don't actually use anything from this DLL)

Mark

On 12/02/2010 3:35 PM, Jeff Peery wrote:
> hello,
> I'm using py2exe to distribute my app. the app includes python25,
> wxpython, matplotlib, numpy, and pyserial. my setup file appears to work
> well. the problem I'm having is that I am compiling on a vista machine
> and I want user to be able to install on version of windows prior to
> vista. I have limited knowledge of how this all works... say can a
> person running win2000 run my program that was compiled on my machine
> running vista? I tried it out and it doesn't work. I can compile on an
> XP machine and run on vista, but I can't compile on vista and run on an
> XP machine. I can compile on vista and run on another vista. I suspect
> this has something to do with the manifest and the dll dependencies?
> Can someone explain the details/points that I need to pay attention to
> when trying to get this to work? I would REALLY appreciate it. I've
> searched around google all evening and haven't gotten very far.
> thanks in advance,
> Jeff
>