Hi Mark,
Thanks for the reply. I tried reinstalling Python 2.7 (2.7.3 this time) but that didn't help. Any other ideas?


On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 8:43 PM, Mark Hammond <skippy.hammond@gmail.com> wrote:
It's possible the copy of python27.dll got mangled somehow - maybe try reinstalling that?


On 8/01/2013 8:29 AM, Greg Friedland wrote:
I'm encountering the following error when building my
wxpython/matplotlib application with py2exe. It worked before but the
old source doesn't work now either so it seems likely to be a
configuration/package change I made, but unfortunately I can't remember
what I could have changed. I tried reinstalling py2exe but it didn't
have any effect.

Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "setup.py", line 49, in <module>
     data_files = matplotlib.get_py2exe_datafiles() + files
   File "C:\Python27\lib\distutils\core.py", line 152, in setup
   File "C:\Python27\lib\distutils\dist.py", line 953, in run_commands
   File "C:\Python27\lib\distutils\dist.py", line 972, in run_command
   File "c:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 243,
in run
   File "c:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 312,
in _run
     self.create_binaries(py_files, extensions, dlls)
   File "c:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 525,
in create_binaries
   File "c:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 447,
in copy_dlls
   File "c:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 497,
in copy_dlls_bundle_files
   File "c:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\py2exe\build_exe.py", line 1008,
in patch_python_dll_winver
     add_resource(unicode_name, mfest, RT_MANIFEST, 2, False)
RuntimeError: BeginUpdateResource: (null)

Any ideas what is going on?

Thanks for your help.

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