[vbox-dev] Difficulties running vboxshell python sample

Nikolay Igotti Nikolay.Igotti at Sun.COM
Mon May 4 01:49:21 PDT 2009

  Hi Oliver,

 Thanks for your report - it was indeed a name conflict between VBox 
enumeration and Python keyword.
Fixed in SVN. You can fix it locally by replacing None => _None in 
Also please note, that as of now, Python COM bindings can be used on 
Windows too.


Olivier Parisy wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to run the vboxshell SDK sample under Windows XP and 
> Python 2.6.
> At start up, I get the following traceback:
>     File "vboxshell.py", line 15, in <module>
>       from VirtualBox_wrappers import *
>     File "E:\VBoxSamples\src\lib\VirtualBox_wrappers.py", line 8390
>       None=0x00
>   SyntaxError: assignment to None
> Is anyone running this code in the same environment successfully? What 
> did I do wrong?
> Regards,
> Olivier.
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